Tag: parenting

Pikler/Lóczy USA

PLUSA’s role is to support those interested in implementing Dr. Pikler’s respectful approach to caring for children.

Board Books

A board book is a type of durable children’s book built for curious and less gentle infants and toddlers. These books are printed on thick paperboard–used for both the book’s cover and pages. These books also tend to be smaller in size than standard children’s books which makes them easier for young children to manipulate.

Child Directed Speech

Also known as Motherese, Parentese, Baby Talk, and Infant Directed Speech, child directed speech is a style of speech that adults often use when speaking to infants and young children.

Expressive Language

The phrase Environmental Print refers to the print that children stumble upon and bump into in the course of their day. It refers to the signs, labels, logos, and other print kids interact with in their community. Things like the sign outside the pizza place the family frequents, the letters and images on their favorite brand of breakfast cereal, the colorful wrapper of their favorite candy, and tens of thousands of words and logos that reach out to them every time they enter a grocery store.

Environmental Print

The phrase Environmental Print refers to the print that children stumble upon and bump into in the course of their day. It refers to the signs, labels, logos, and other print kids interact with in their community. Things like the sign outside the pizza place the family frequents, the letters and images on their favorite brand of breakfast cereal, the colorful wrapper of their favorite candy, and tens of thousands of words and logos that reach out to them every time they enter a grocery store.

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