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Read Aloud

Here are some reasons why you should read to your children at home:

   * to build an interest in books and a love for reading
   * to show that reading can be interesting, informative, and fun
   * to increase appreciation for a variety of printed materials
   * to build pleasurable family experiences

Here is how your children benefit in school from reading with you:

   * by improving attention span and listening skills
   * by increasing memory skills
   * by increasing vocabulary and language abilities
   * by stimulating creativity
   * by learning about themselves and their world
   * by saving cherished memories of favorite stories