Toddlers and pre-schoolers have an attention span of around 10 - 12 minutes, and once its exhausted, learning and listening are no longer fun for them. So mix it up. Use one or two of our ideas for each book you read and make story time as fun and as interactive as possible for your little ones.
Being able to read is a vital life skill, so make the early stages of learning the alphabet as fun as possible for your little ones. Young children learn and develop best through using their whole body, all of their senses and their natural environments. Youll find that most children begin to recognise letters when theyre about 2-3 years old, and are able to identify a large number of letters between 4 and 5 years old.