Fun and Easy Family Time – Reading Aloud to Your Older Children
Most parents know it’s important to read aloud to their young children. Listening to stories helps young children learn and understand language, recognize patterns, and is entertaining. Besides, it’s fun to sit down with your toddler or preschooler on your lap and giggle together over the rhymes in Green Eggs and Ham or repeat the lines in Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Frequently, though, parents stop reading aloud to their children once they can read well on their own. Parents often don’t recognize the value in continuing to read aloud to their children. However, it’s important to read aloud to