Make a fun routine of picking up new vocabulary words

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Make a fun routine of picking up new vocabulary words with your Little. Try pasting a post-it in your car with a new word when you go out on activities and play a game of seeing how often your Little and you can work the word into conversation.  Pick colorful or neat-sounding words or words that relate to an interest of your Little.  Carry a Boggle game with you so that during casual time with your Little you can play a quick game of creating words.  See what word game apps you can get on your phone, I Pad, or computer.  Ask your Little to list on a napkin other names he or she would like to have been called.  Make a list yourself and share.  Show that you love new and neat-sounding words and model how words have an intrigue of their own, possibly by keeping a list of words you want to look up and doing so in the presence of your Little.

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