Turn playtime into “Tune Time.” What is one of your child’s favorite songs? Sing a line for them and then pause. Can they sing the next few words? Take turns back-and-forth, and clap to the beat. You’re making beautiful music together.

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By helping your child pay attention to the words of songs and the beat, you’re helping them learn to listen carefully. Remembering the words and tunes of songs also strengthens their memory.

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