Read to your child daily, several times a day! Discuss the pictures when you are looking at the pages. Ask he or she to point out specific items. Read alphabet books or Sing the Alphabet.
Treat your child like he or she is intelligent (they are) Hold conversations with your toddler. Ask them their opinions, likes and dislikes. Listen when they talk and respond in a way that shows you understand. Model correct pronunciation as well as good listening skills.
Add details: “Yes, that’s a car. It’s a blue fancy car. It’s really pretty and fast!!
Use proper grammar and complete sentences. Encourage your child’s imagination by giving them puppets, dolls, stuffed animals and clothing items to use pretend play. Make a fort with a blanket or put on a puppet show.