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Children's Books are Written for a Purposefrom: Maxx Family Life
You don't reading children's books to your kids just to help you put them to sleep or distract them from other things.
Children's books are written because they serve a special purpose -- to expose your child early on to what life is all about.
In their early years, they won't be able to get the essence behind fairy tales or adventures. However as they grow older, they'll see the values behind each tale the children's book presents. Once they see what those books are all about, they'll be a little bit wiser about their perception of life and how they should live it.
Teaching your kids to read children's books doesn't mean they should make it the center of their lives. Most parents aren't aware of the thin line that separates a bookworm and book addict. A book worm is one who loves reading books. A book addict, on the other hand, is one who does nothing but read books.
You, as parents, have a role to play to ensure your child gains a love for reading without becoming a addict. Here are some tips on how kids should go about reading children’s books.
1. There should be a reading balance.
There's nothing wrong if you see your children love to read children's books. However, it's a different if you notice your child isn't interacting normally with others or isn't interested in doing anything but reading.
You should set a limit as to when they can read and when they should stop. Granted, the stories in children's books make it difficult to let go, but then your child also needs other forms of activities to maintain a balanced life.
2. Find time to read to your kids.
When your children were just toddlers, they loved hearing you read them stories from their favorite children's books. These children anticipate the times you read to them. However, as they got older, you stopped reading to them because you thought they were old enough to do it for themselves.
This shouldn't be the case. Children aren't too old to have their parents read to them. It's during these times when you're sharing some mutual bond with them that will maintain your constant tie with your kids.
Children know you're busy most of the time and they leave you alone to do what you need to do. Reading to them is often the only time they have your full attention and your closeness. Don't break that connection by stopping to read children’s books to them.
3. Let your children do the reading.
This is the opposite of what was previously mentioned. In this case, you're the one who's listening, and your children are the readers. Make them feel all grown up by letting them read the children's books out loud. Listen to them enliven the scenes from each story.
Listening to them is showing you have the time to share these special moments with them. It can help you get closer to them as they grow older.
Reading your kids from their favorite children's book is really about bonding and closeness.
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