Books are so important in children’s lives. Reading exercises the brain in such a positive way. The benefits of reading for children Practice makes perfect in almost everything humans do, and reading is no exception. Reading also improves concentration in children. Children have to sit still and quietly so that they can focus on the […]
Reading books is the best way to experience different environments by analysing the actions of the main characters. As you read chapter after chapter, the story or the lessons develop further to reveal more about the characters and offer the reader a greater insight.
Reading to your children everyday can be one of those things that slips away a bit during the holidays, with more late nights and less structure to the days. New research commissioned by McDonald’s to mark its fifth Happy Readers campaign, has found that just three in ten parents read stories to their children every day. […]
Thinking back to your childhood, which books did you enjoy so much you’d quite happily re-read them as an adult? For me, it would have to be some of the Roald Dahl titles. My favourites were always George’s Marvellous Medicine (my mum was especially good at reading that one), Danny the Champion of the World […]
What are your favourite books to read to your children? The Very Hungry Caterpillar is the best loved children’s book – according to parents, a study found. Despite being published in 1969, the Eric Carle tale of a caterpillar hatching from its egg and eating its way through various foods, came top of the pile […]
The World’s biggest celebration of reading for pleasure, World Book Day, returns this year on Thursday 1 March. In its 21st year, World Book Day Authors for 2018 include Clare Balding, Adam Hargreaves, Tom Fletcher, Andy Griffiths and Julian Clary. World Book Day delivers millions of £1 book tokens to children and young people across […]
A love of books I’ve written a lot about books and reading on the blog before and how much our children love books. Like many families we’ve gone through that phase of reading the same books over and over again and even now the little boys in particular have stories they like to hear all […]
Welcome to the Share With Me Linky. I want to thank all of you who link every week, it is very much appreciated. Lots of you follow the rules, linking, adding the badge or a link, commenting on the HOST post and commenting on each others. There are also quite a few people who don’t […]