Stories unite people. We might not remember dates, events, passwords, etc. but if someone ever told us an interesting story, we’ll always remember that. That is the power of stories. As a result, reading aloud to kids and telling them stories is a great way of keeping their attention, and inculcating the habit of self-reading in them. Many parents argue that once their children are able to read they should read by themselves, which is true, but in addition to that, reading aloud to them will help the children develop more and more interest in reading, and children with a habit of reading are likely to succeed academically as well.
Children often tend to copy adults, hence if you keep reading stories to them, they will find it as an interesting thing to do and will read more often. Reading is the primary medium of gathering knowledge. Hence, children who are in the habit of reading are more likely to do better in academics as well.
Becoming better and fluent readers is a long journey for children as well as for their parents. This journey can be made much easier if we make our children learn phonics, as it helps in matching sounds with symbols, making it easier for children to understand and read words. Get started today by booking a free demo class with Learn2Read and see for yourself how phonics can make a difference in the learning journey of your children.