Parents and teachers alike have always stressed on the importance of reading books. It doesn’t have to be just school books or guides, reading non-fiction and fiction can also help children learn a lot. Just imagine, it’s a beautiful rainy day, and a child is sitting by the window sill with a book in her hand and a glass of juice on the table. Doesn’t it bring a smile to your face? So, why not encourage your child to read?
The famous American journalist, Margaret Fuller once said, “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” Reading helps your child assimilate a lot of information which will help her not just in her present, but also in future. While most of us have understood the benefits of reading, some are still at a loss when it comes to ways in which they can encourage their children to pick up a book.
Worry not! Here’s a quick tip, published in an article titled, "10 Radical Ideas for Getting Kids to Read", on Huffington Post. According to the article, “While riding on the yellow school bus to school or a field trip, have kids read comic books, magazines, and books for fun. Students who suffer motion sickness (documented by a parent) can listen to a book on tape.” Or, simply, just read to your child every night before she goes to sleep. Children after all learn from examples!
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