Did You Know?
Kids love it when you read aloud to them!
YOUNG CHILDREN WATCH MORE TELEVISION THAN ANY OTHER AGE GROUP
Unfortunately, children's programming consistently uses higher levels of violence than any other category of television programming
WHY IT'S IMPORTANT TO READ ALOUD WITH YOUR KIDS, AND HOW TO MAKE IT COUNT
Study after study shows that early reading with children helps them learn to speak, interact, bond with parents
FAST PACED MEDIA CAUSES CHILDREN TO HAVE DIFFICULTIES FOCUSING IN A REGULAR PACED WORLD
When video frames are rapidly changing and the storyline is quickly unfolding, normal life can feel too slow, which can be damaging to a child's developmental process
READING ALOUD TO YOUNG CHILDREN HAS BENEFITS FOR BEHAVIOR AND ATTENTION
Reading aloud to children not only helps shape social and emotional development, it can also help curb problem behaviors like aggression, hyperactivity and difficulty with attention
READING LAYS THE FOUNDATION FOR A LOVE OF LEARNING
Studies show that reading out loud can actually wire a child's brain to recognize patterns and sequences, as well as predict outcomes — cognitive skills that affect all areas of a child's life
READING TO KIDS MAY HELP WITH ATTENTION SPAN
A new study in The Journal of Pediatrics claims that reading aloud to children may have a huge impact on how well they pay attention