The books of childhood should be proudly displayed on your easy-to-reach kids’ bookshelf. Your toddler can reach for the activity books he enjoys anytime. Is this not a fun way to teach your kids to love reading?
Make reading a habit
Reading is becoming a lost art. Kids are always glued to the computers or the television. They can watch the condensed versions of their favorite stories in the movies, like Harry Potter and the Chronicles of Narnia. There seems to be a lot of distractions. Develop their interest in reading at an early age and store colorful books on their kids’ bookshelf. Line up colorful illustrated books for children on the kids’ bookshelf. The pictures can help them work their imagination and the stories are fun. The pictures will also teach them about animals, flowers, and things.
The advantages of reading to your children
Read to your kids so they may develop reading skills of their own. At the start, when they listen to you read the adventures of Peter Rabbit, they will be eager to know more. Prepare yourself for the barrage of questions and answer all of these. Satisfy their curiosity. Each question answered gives helps them learn about the world around them. Little by little, their perspective will develop. When they are ready for school, they are already well grounded on the classics, albeit kiddy versions.
Each bedtime, require them to choose a book from the kids’ bookshelf. Make bedtime storytelling a regular ritual. When you read Goldilocks and The Three Bears, encourage them to ask questions. Ask them questions too to find out if they understand where the story is going. If they interrupt to ask a question, answer it. You can also ask them what they would do if they were the character in the story. You’ll be amused and impressed at their insights.