You might wonder why do we stress on reading even in the age of instant knowledge and small conversations? I mean who wants to go through lengthy books and data when the inference can be attained at the touch of a finger on your Tablet or smart phone? If I want to know what a word means I can use the search engines. If I want to know what’s happening in the world today, I just need to see what’s trending on twitter.
It improves concentration:
When your child sits down with a book it improves their attention span and allows them to focus better and for longer periods of time.
It ignites imagination and makes you creative: When your child reads a scene he/she immediately creates his/her own image of the surroundings and characters. By doing this your child is using his right brain more and is on the road to being creative.
How can you inculcate this habit and create young readers?