Picture Books and Early Childhood Development

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Picture Books and Early Childhood Development by Mind Map: Picture Books and Early Childhood Development

1. Print Books vs. E-Books

1.1. E-Books can be interactive

1.2. Print books are tactile

2. English-Language Development

2.1. Vocabulary Development

2.2. Inspiring life-long readers

2.3. Encouraging young writers

2.4. Teaching other languages alongside English

2.5. Wordless Picture Books

2.5.1. Shown to boost language development

2.5.2. More instructional support and feedback from teachers

3. Social Development

3.1. Helping children understand and accept other cultures

3.2. Explaining difficult subjects

3.2.1. Grief

3.2.2. Anger

3.2.3. Illness

3.2.4. Diability

3.2.5. Death

3.2.6. Stress

3.2.7. Loneliness

3.2.8. Violence

4. Encouraging creativity in young children

5. Role of illustrations in picture books

5.1. Word-image association

5.2. Children enjoy bright colors and fun characters

5.3. Illustrations provide details not included in text

5.4. Illustrations with depth

6. Promoting self-confidence early in life

6.1. Teaching kids how to overcome challenges

7. Bonding exercise for caregivers and children

7.1. Reading to infants before they can comprehend

8. Experiential learning

9. How censored/idealized should children's picture books be?