Reading to your child is very important for a good vocabulary, developing literacy, and a vivid imagination. A lot of recent studies have shown that there are more benefits of reading to your child the traditional way when they are still young. One study had evaluated the relationship between reading to your child at a young age and their language development when they started going to school. To evaluate this study, researchers conducted brain imaging to examine the activities in the brain of children who are read to by an adult and those that were not read to by an adult. The result shows that there is a much greater brain activation in the brain of the children whose parents read to at home. This region of the brain (the part of the left hemisphere) that was being activated is the same activated part in older children who are always reading to themselves.Continue Reading Why Reading to Your Child is Important?Benefits of Reading to Your Child
It is every parent’s dream to raise smart children who would excel in every aspect of life. As a parent, you would want the best out of your child. Who wouldn’t want that? Well, here is one little secret – reading aloud to children has proven to be a great way to give them a good head start in the right direction. I had my parents read aloud to me, and I can guarantee you that the benefits of reading aloud to your kid are numerous and cannot be overemphasized. Kids are quite impressionable and they would pick up life skills such as attentiveness, creative expression, and emotional intelligence from you reading to them. However, the list seems endless. But first, we’d begin with benefits at school.
Reading aloud to your child has a high impact on the child’s performance at school – better grades and interactions with classmates. Your child would definitely stand out.Continue Reading Why Should You Read Aloud to Your Kids? Why Should Children Read