Reading has so many benefits that could not be counted. When I was in grade 4 I read a quote on my school board which was written by our teacher. He used to write one quote daily to motivate the students. While entering the school we used to take a glimpse of it. I hardly remember other quotes but one quote which captivated my mind was: “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader” – Margaret Fuller. This quote had such an impression on my mind that it made me a reader and consequently a writer too! Parents need to inculcate the habit of reading in kids at an early age. It will remain with them for their lifetime. Reading habit will lead your kids towards success. It is never too early to read to a baby. I used to read during my pregnancy too! Reading to your baby before bedtime does not only develop bond but also boosts their cognitive faculties and in no time it will become a habit.
In a world dominated by video games and smartphones, it should come as no surprise that the modern parent is becoming increasingly concerned about their child’s creative development. After all, how can a child’s inherent thirst for creativity, exploration, and knowledge come to light if constantly overshadowed by the allure of modern media? Here to help a weary parent light a creative spark in their child’s heart are ten tips you should introduce into your schedule.
The learning and the proper understanding of vocabulary are important for a child so as to gain academic excellence. It helps a child to adapt ideas and think more logically. In addition, it also helps in boosting up the power of communication in a more engaging way. Therefore, the process of improvisation of your child’s vocabulary should be started at an early stage to create a lifelong love for reading and writing. It is good to increase slowly instead of being quick and forcing your kid to learn.
Encouraging students to read for pleasure helps students, parents and teachers alike. If they naturally like to learn, they will be willing to go further in their studies and be better able to conquer unfamiliar subject material. Fostering a sense of responsibility and curiosity in students is nurtured by instilling in them the habit of reading for pleasure. Independently choosing books that pique their interest helps them to develop into well-rounded individuals with a passion for knowledge. They can read books related to favourite hobbies, things they are already learning in school, or things that they want to learn more about. Or if it just books that scare them off, you can take a look at these 5 techniques to encourage reading with no books involved!
Winters holidays are the perfect time for children and parents to spend more time together. This period of the year has an additional festive note, because of Christmas and New Year. Parents should try and use this period of the year to get a deeper insight into their children’s thoughts and preferences. It’s a great opportunity to improve your children’s self-esteem and their understanding of words and other concepts. In the next few paragraphs, we’re going to show you how to boost your children’s literacy during winter holidays. These strategies will yield the best results when applied to the children aged 5-10.