The benefits of reading together with kids (infographic)

How to cultivate smart readers

Reading together with your child gives more benefits than you can think of.

An infographic created by Cleveland Clinic lets you explore all the ways books can open children’s minds as they grow.

If you are a parent of a 6-month-old infant or a 5-year-old preschooler, you’ll find here useful tips on how to make books a part of the child’s playtime and bedtime routines.

Reading together with young kids can help them, among others:

  • learn to recognize letters,
  • understand that print represents the spoken word,
  • become aware of how to hold a book, turn the page and start at the beginning,
  • realize the relationship between letters and sounds,
  • expand their vocabulary,
  • begin to develop oral language skills.

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How to cultivate smart readers - infographic

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