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Every time a child hears the same story, she learns something new. New connections are made in the brain when Daddy reads a story to his child or has a conversation with her. These connections are reinforced through repetition. Repetition is a critical part of a child‘s learning because it builds the brainís wiring that makes new information permanent.
Our brains continue to grow and change throughout our lives, based on the experiences we have. Brain development is not complete at birth. The changes in the brain that happen during early childhood form the foundation for a childís later development.
A child makes brain connections with every experience she has. Connections are important. The more connections a child has, the more ways she has to process information.