Helping Your Toddler Acquire Language

Helping Your Toddler Acquire Language
Melanie Thiesse

First language acquisition and development varies widely from person to person. It is not uncommon for an 18 month old to only speak a few words while another speaks in full sentences. While development within this range is not necessarily a determining factor of overall intelligence or future potential, early language acquisition can make a huge difference to a child who may otherwise become frustrated by his inability to communicate his thoughts and feelings.

I recently came across a blog in the Montessori Bloggers Network titled, Five Montessori Language Tips for Toddlers that I thought I would share. It does a nice job of giving highlighting the key steps to filling an infant or toddler’s life with rich vocabulary to enhance language learning.

Enjoy!

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