Research shows that families play an important role in children’s reading success. By reading aloud with your children and encouraging them to read on their own, you are helping them become better readers, better listeners, and better students.
You are also helping them build vocabulary and language skills, and helping them gain knowledge about the world around them.
When you read aloud together, children learn quickly that reading in important. Most of all, the learn that reading is fun!
It’s never too early—or too late— to start. All children, even infants and teens, can benefit from listening to you read aloud.