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Parents are the main influence on their children during the first 5 years. Communicating with them will help build the necessary vocabulary for pre-school or kinder.
Interactions like talking, singing, storytelling, and asking questions for at least 15 minutes a day is crucial to your child’s vocabulary development.
Communicate with your child in the language you feel most comfortable with. The skills they will acquire will apply to any language.
A preschool education will give your child the foundation for a successful academic life in the future. Click here for more information.

These 5 simple, everyday interactions make a big difference:

  • Hug, sing, and laugh with your child. These simple moments help your child bond with you and promote their brain development.
  • Read or explore books with your child for at least 15 minutes every day. It helps grow your child’s vocabulary and feel closer to you.
  • Communicate with your child every day. Asking your child what they see through the window or counting the items in your shopping cart helps them learn new words.
  • Ask your child about their day, their feelings, or invite them to tell you a story. Asking questions is an important driver of critical thinking.
  • Turn it off, and tune in. There’s no substitute for the time you spend talking, playing and engaging directly with your child. So, “turn it off, and tune in.”

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I pledge to dedicate at least 15 minutes every day to uninterrupted interaction with my child. Send me monthly tips on simple ways I can make my 15 worth a million!

I am over the age of 13

The results!

  • Up to double the vocabulary acquired
  • Stronger early numeracy skills
  • Longer attention-span
  • Better self control
  • Better prepared for school

Actively engaging with your children since birth makes all the difference

Developed in partnership with

Pequeños y Valiosos