Why Read With Your Child At Home?

Advice and Tips Type English General Free Teaching Resources Subject General English Age 3 to 5 Years Old 5 to 7 Years Old Key Stages Early Years Foundation Stage Key Stage 1

Why Reading To Your Child At Home Is Of Benefit

Reading to your primary school child everyday is one of the most valuable things parents can do for their children.

Many parents read to their children for pleasure. The benefits of reading to your child everyday include language development and other important skills, primary school teachers can identify a difference between children who have been read to at home, compared to those children that are not.

Reading With Your Child

Benefits of reading with your child include:

  • Better language skills
  • More advanced reading levels
  • A willingness to answer questions in class
  • More imaginative / creative writing
  • Giving your child a treasured childhood memory

Read more about the benefits of reading to your child at home.

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