Reading to your children is the most essential thing you can do to help them succeed in life. Start early, be persistent, patient, and watch the magic happen through the art of story time.
Young and Ready.
An infant can look at pictures, point to objects on the page and listen to your voice while reading. Point to the pictures and repeat the names of the various objects to help your toddler. Your youngster will learn the value of language by focusing on visuals and linking words.
Even before they are aware of printed words, kids learn to adore the sounds of language. Children’s imaginations are stimulated and their grasp of the world is broadened by reading books to them. It helps them improve their speaking and listening skills as well as their ability to comprehend written material. You can expand young readers’ knowledge and motivate them to develop their skills by reading stories that are relevant to their interests and reading level.
Never be discouraged if you miss a day, a parent day to day schedule is often hectic, however try to read with your child at least once a day at a regular time or as often as possible. One of our favorite hashtags, “#Justread”
It’s An Unavoidable Part of Life.
Even though parents’ schedules are typically hectic, make an effort to read with your child at least once a day at a set time. But don’t get discouraged if you skip a day or don’t complete the challenge every time. Read to your youngster as much as you can.
Try reading alone with each child if you have more than one, especially if they are more than two years apart. It is, nevertheless, acceptable to read to children of various stages and ages at the same time. Kids enjoy hearing a variety of stories and with that encourage them to ask questions.
Reading is a powerful tool!
Talking About Stories
It’s often a good idea to talk about a story you’re reading, but you shouldn’t feel obligated to talk about every story. Good stories foster a love of reading, with or without entertainment. And sometimes kids need time to think about it. Don’t be surprised a day later if your child mentions something from a story you read together.
Here’s some questions kids should want to know about the story:
- Title and who wrote the story?
- Where did the story take place (known as the setting)?
- Name the Characters?
- What happen at the Beginning, Middle and End of the story?
- What is the theme (what does the author what you to learn)?
Encourage people to read!
Our goal is to encourage communities to read and our kids to develop a strong passion for knowledge. It’s not as simple as it sounds, but it a task Unique Readz has gladly accepted.
Knowledge is power, and there is plenty to be discover within books, blogs, article etc. Reading is more than just a useful skill, we can enrich our intellect by reading books, as well as relax and enjoy some valuable free time.
Let’s provide our children with the resources they require to succeed in life, it starts with the reading foundation.