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Take a Break, Read!
Are you looking for a reason to sit down, take a
break and pick up a book?
Below are 9 great reasons why doing just that, is one of
the best things, you can do for a child today and every
to your child at birth. 90% of a child’s brain
growth occurs between birth and 4 years of age.
introduces the patterns of language and develops
Reading to a
child 20 minutes each day will enable him or her to
hear one million words in a year and will expand his
or her vocabulary by 1,000 words.
indicates a connection between the development of
language competence and motor skills.
helps a child develop a longer attention span and
encourages the art of listening.
together will develop a special bond between you and
your child. Touch between parent and child is very
important to t he development of the brain and the
are read to become readers and are more likely to
succeed in school.
provides cognitive, emotional, and social
development. Sharing stories introduces and keeps
alive cultural heritage of our own traditional tales
and those of other cultures.
Carroll, author of the famed Alice in Wonderland,
called stories “love gifts.” Sharing a story is
giving a gift. It is a shared experience that
produces a relaxed, peaceful feeling.
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309 S. Webb St
PO Box 248
Meade, KS 67864-0248