10 reasons to read aloud to your children

1. Supports emotional development and self esteem

2. Builds important teacher/parent-child bonds

3. Shows that reading is important

4. Builds language and critical-thinking skills

5. Stimulates brain development

6. Increases vocabulary

7. Boosts comprehension and attention span

8. Stimulates imagination, creativity, and curiosity

9. Helps the child become a better writer

10. It’s FUN!

Courtesy of Read To Me International