By Melanie R. Thomas
It has become important for parents to focus on childhood early education. With focusing on reading as one of the tools of childhood early education, there are many benefits that you will notice as your child grows older. For these benefits to have an impact upon your child you need to consistently read to your child at least twenty minutes a day. Make time to read to your child and start a tradition that they can pass down to their own kids. The benefits are worth the time spent.
Studies show that children that are read to every day for twenty minutes a day (or longer) have an improved chance of staying in school longer than a child who wasn't read to every day. Children who are read to every day also increase their chance of being successful later on in life. These odds are fantastic considered how tough the business world has become. Your child needs every chance in life to become successful when they are older.
By reading to your child you are helping them develop mentally. Children who are read to every day have a greater attention span. This is critical in their school years, regardless of what grade they are in. One of the biggest problems with school children is their inability to concentrate during classes. When you read to your children you also help increase their imagination. This helps the creative stage of their development.
By reading to your child you are increasing your child's vocabulary. It also directly improves their grammar skills. When a child is read to every single day they have the chance of improving their writing skills. This is critical as online communication is becoming a norm in everybody's working day. If your child cannot communicate as an adult via writing they might suffer severely in the workplace.
They develop a background knowledge
Your child having good background knowledge is essential to their mental development. Reading various different books can improve their background knowledge in history, science, geography and social studies. This knowledge will help them improve on their school subjects when they start going to school.
Childhood early education is therefore critically important when raising your child. Make sure to promote this education by reading twenty minutes a day and see the results for yourself as your child grows older. While reading can be a simple past-time it is a very effective one.
Melanie Thomas (CEO Melrose Kids Ltd) is a mother of two boys and lives in London, England. Melrose Kids Ltd are the official distributor of Brainy Baby® products in the UK and Ireland.
For 15 years, The Brainy Baby Company has been a pioneer and leader in DVDs, Books, flashcards, Games and Toys for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. The award-winning line of videos, CDs, books, games, and toys introduce educational subjects such as letters, languages, shapes, animals, art and music.
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