11 Apr Never Stop Reading!
“Reading is a fundamental skill your child will use for the rest of their life – so why stop when they’re just getting started?
Sharing stories and reading aloud with your child strengthens their skills in reading, writing and comprehension. It builds their confidence and sense of security. It creates those special moments with your child that you cherish.
That’s why you should Never Stop Reading!
Recent research by literacy expert Dr Margaret Merga found that over half of parents stop reading aloud with their children once they begin to start reading for themselves. This happens even though children enjoy it well beyond their early years of schooling.
Reading aloud with your child throughout their primary school years has significant, positive effects on their learning and reading skills. Listening to your child as you read together also builds their social skills and confidence as they engage with you, and the quality time that you spend with them raises their mood and sense of wellbeing.
Not only that, your child will simply enjoy reading to you, and having you read to them. They won’t ever forget the special moments they had reading and sharing stories with you – and you won’t either.
Give your child the best start for a life of learning and discovery. Never Stop Reading!”
Please click on the link to find out more information https://www.education.wa.edu.au/neverstopreading