When block and housekeeping corners give way to flash cards and workbooks, children don’t necessarily benefit academically.
This article was published in School Library Journal's September 2016 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.
Experts have found that physical touch and hand movements are important for brain development and learning—crucial aspects to be aware of when creating apps and other digital programs for children.
Research has long supported the importance of play in early literacy, yet many parents remain mystified about how to engage with young children in fun activities, particularly at the pre-verbal stage. Enter the library.