Reading Aloud – not just for little ones
The latest Kids & Family Reading Report: The Rise of Read-Aloud (2019) confirms that the family read-aloud experience is valued as a special time for parents and children.
While this positive feeling is long lasting, reading aloud as a family tends to decrease rapidly as children grow older.
Why is reading aloud to children who are independent readers a good idea? Find some answers in:
- 3 Important Reasons to Keep Reading Aloud to Your Tween
- 10 Reasons You Should Read Aloud to Big Kids, Too
- The hidden benefits of reading aloud – even for older kids
- The Importance of Reading Aloud to Big Kids
- Why We Should Continue To Read Aloud To Older Children
And, Magic words: The power of reading aloud reminds us that reading aloud can be a wonderful activity for adults, too. This article is adapted from The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction (available from the Decoda Library).
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