It's Valentine's Day and a certain red, furry friend is thinking about love. Full of optimism, wonder, and giggles, Elmo has a thing or two to teach the world about showing and sharing affection with friends and family.
Each and every day can be a celebration of love and friendship for you and your child. On Valentine's Day, you can take the opportunity to
% ' t ask your child what she thinks the word "love" means. Help her name people and things she loves and have her tell you why she loves them. You can explain that love is "a special warm feeling that you have inside." By encouraging your child to express, describe, and label his different feelings, you'll be helping him build emotional literacy. Snuggle up, share the love, and lurn the page. >
Read this rhyming poem with your child.
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