Kidaptive Blog

Let’s pretend: Exploring the world with narrative play

Many studies have shown a connection between narrative development, or learning to tell stories about real or imagined experiences, and early literacy. More recent research has found that narrative development can also serve a broader purpose of helping people organize, interpret, and understand the world around them. Children as young as three show early signs […]

How to read with your preschooler, deluxe version

You’re probably already reading with your preschooler regularly.  But are you doing it the best way possible?  This post will describe an interactive reading method that you can use at home to maximize learning during story time. Reading experts say literacy development begins at birth.  Scary thought, isn’t it?  Fortunately, they don’t mean we should […]