Invest in the future… READ WITH THE KIDS! ~Bette A. Stevens http://www.4writersandreaders.com
Earlier this week I posted this link on my Gingerbread Alien facebook page.
I thought it was rather apt after my post last week on the importance of kids reading themselves everyday. In that post I briefly touched on parents sharing the reading experience with their children by reading to them.. However, it brought me to thinking about the signifcance of reading aloud to kids of all ages and perhaps the need to explore this topic a little further.
By now most parents know the benefits of reading aloud to their young ones, but how many parents continue to read to their children once the child has become an independent reader?
Here are my thoughts and I hope perhaps awesome reasons to read to your child from birth to the teenage years and everthing in between.
1. Reassurance of love and security. Babies feel safe and loved when…
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