The biggest milestone children come across when they are at school-age is learning to read. Once they begin to read at some stages they do not understand the words. But when parents get involved with the reading children start to discover those magical words. The storybooks for the beginners opens doors for the kids to read and learn new words and understand the story by the pictures on each page. The stories children love to read are Harry Potter, Frog and Toad, and more. It is a fun thing for children to read stories with parents, it gives time to spend with each other also.
Well, it is important for the kids to read the books on their own, this leads them to learn reading by their selves and build their reading skills. Although, it is important for the parents to read along with them that make the children strong readers. Here are some common reasons that tell how important reading with kids is.
Increased Reading Time Means No Screen Time
When parents build the reading part as a schedule in daily life, it will automatically reduce the time that usually children love to spend on screens. If your children use mobile phones or other tech devices, make sure they are watching some educational content that makes them learn. There is a big role of parents in managing screen time.
Helps Practice Reading Out Loud and Confidently
When children spend a good time reading with their children, it grows the reading skills. You can make reading a fun thing for your kids by setting the turns of reading aloud with them. This boosts self-confidence, which plays a key role in reading at school. This enhances the pronoun cation and vocabs as well. Reading gives access to educational improvement also.
Stimulates Love for Books
When parents include reading as a part of the daily routine the same as eating together. When children observe you reading your book, they love to read their books. This cultivates the love for books and kids start to crave for a new story when they are done with one. This reading habit lasts a lifetime and helps make your kid a good reader.
Make it Fun
Reading is always a fun thing, but here comes a big role for parents. Well, yes you are grown up, but it doesn’t mean you cannot have fun reading books with your kids. Choose a story that has some mystery, fun, and magic, in short, that builds the interest of children. If you want your children to become healthy and happy, play with them, and elaborate the story by adding fun to it.
Strengthen the Relationship between Children and Parents
Reading connects parents with their children and builds a strong bond when they spend most of the time together. This gives room to children and a comfort zone that allows them to express and share the feelings, opinions, and thoughts. This makes them communicate and share their opinion.