How long Should I Read Aloud To My Baby, Infant, or Toddler?

How long should a parent read aloud to a baby, infant, toddler or child?  Start s small.  Try to read for at least fifteen minutes every day.  You can break that up in to just mini-sessions of five minutes each, or in any amount that works for you.  But to "Feed Your Child's Brain", you should do at least 15 minutes Every Day.

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Start small. You might find you enjoy it so much that your reading for more than fifteen minutes.  And the more you read, the more you will get:

  • Bonding Time
  • Vocabulary Building
  • Empathy 
  • Knowledge Building
  • Pre-Literacy Skills
  • Love of Reading



  1. Yep the all important bonding moments can really instill a true love for reading that'll withstand all else!


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