Recommended Picture Books to read to 2 Year Olds

Year Level: Early Years

The PLD recommended picture book lists outline quality age-appropriate titles to read children at specific ages. The lists have been created by speech pathologists with the aim of promoting the development of oral language skills. See below to quickly access the recommended picture book lists for the other age ranges.

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    Recommended Picture Books to read to 0-2 Year Olds

    The PLD recommended picture book lists outline quality age-appropriate titles to read children at specific ages. The lists have been created by speech pathologists with the aim of promoting the development of oral language skills. See below to quickly access the recommended picture book lists for the other age ranges. Recommended Picture Books for 0-2 […]

    The PLD recommended picture book lists outline quality age-appropriate titles to read children at specific ages. The lists have been created by speech pathologists with

  • Recommended Picture Books to read to 2 Year Olds
    Speech Sound Development Posters and Sheets – Ages 3 to 8

    The milestone poster/sheet details the age related milestones for speech sound development in children aged 3 to 8 years.

    Many parents, early childhood workers and teachers will wonder if a child speech is normal. Most children’s speech becomes clearer gradually as they hear and

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    Developing Cutting Skills Milestones – Ages 2 – 6

    A milestone sheet which identifies age based norms for developing cutting skills in children aged 3 to 6 years.

    Over a period of several years, children progress through several steps when learning to cut with scissors. At age 2 – 2½ years… Child is

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    Ages and Stages of Literacy Development – Ages 3 – 12

    A fact sheet which identifies age related milestones for literacy development in children from 3 years of age. Included are decoding and spelling skill checklists for Stage 1 (or Year 1) through to Stage 5 (or Year 5).

    Many parents wonder if their child’s reading skills are developing at the normal rate. While there are individual differences, there is a general progression of

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    A home or school picture book program for 3 year olds. 

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    A home or school picture book program for 4 Year Old students. 

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