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Reading at home

10 Benefits children gain from reading
  1. Their vocabulary is larger and more extensive.
  2. They perform better academically.
  3. Their imagination can run wild.
  4. Their creativity skills develop.
  5. They develop empathy.
  6. They gain a deeper understanding of their world.
  7. Their concentration levels improve.
  8. The parent and child bond improves.
  9. Their cognitive development is supported.
  10. Their social skills and interaction improve.


Follow this BookTrust link for ideas about how to foster a love of reading in all of your children - from babies to teens!

Watch this video to learn the first 5 "tricky words". These are words you cannot learn by sounding out.