While waiting, look around you and try to spot things that start with a B. Take turns with your child spotting B’s (like babies, bottles, and baskets) and calling out the words to each other.

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By using waiting times for learning, you’re helping your child learn to wait as well as to make connections among letters, words, and sound””all laying the foundation for reading.

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