Watch face-to-face play between the adult and infant.
Make vowel sounds, tongue clicks or other interesting sounds in a slow pattern to give the child time to respond.
The infant ties to imitate the sounds and/or mouth movements of adults.
Face-to-face sound play is important for speech development. Encourage early childhood educators and parents to do vocal turn-taking play frequently during daily routines and playtime.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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