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Positive Parenting: Let your hands do the talking

Children can expand their vocabulary by listening to people talk, but watching can add an extra element.

Researchers studied groups of four and five year olds.  One group learned words that were associated with gestures.

Gestures help remind kids that verbs are about the action, not an item.

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