Early-years technology “awakens the imagination and fosters the cognitive development of young children”, while developing early literacy skills in children who may not have a language-rich home environment, according to Remake Learning, the blog of the Pittsburgh Kids+Creativity Network.
Best of all, parents and caregivers can prompt conversations with their children by asking, “Show me what you made today [digitally]” with the resulting interactions giving rich language-development potential.
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