Early reading ignites creativity, sparks curiosity, and stimulates the imagination in young children. Often, this leads to role-play as children grow, which helps to develop other skills such as empathy, problem-solving, and morality.
Think about reading. Even an elementary age child with a relatively simple book must keep in mind a group of characters, the setting, and past actions. Reading helps to strengthen memory retention skills. That’s a powerful tool for young students – and older adults, as well.
Reading books aloud to children stimulates their imagination and expands their understanding of the world. It helps them develop language and listening skills and prepares them to understand the written word. Even after children learn to read by themselves, it’s still important for you to read aloud together.
Research shows that regular reading:
✅ improves brain connectivity.
✅ increases vocabulary.
✅ reduces stress.
✅ lowers blood pressure and heart rate.
Coach Benjamin Mizrahi. Educator. Learning Specialist. Family Coach. Father. Husband.
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