Posts Categorized: Reading with Children

World Read-Aloud Day 2018

Make plans now to be sure to read aloud to your child or grandchild tomorrow! February 1 is World Read-Aloud Day, a day to enjoy reading aloud with children and to develop awareness of literacy needs around the world. Did you know, for example, that o A child born to a mother who can read…

How to Choose Bible Storybooks Kids Will Love

A friend wrote this weekend with stories about her grandkids and their love for their story Bibles. Whenever she’s visiting at night, my friend wrote, she takes part in the nightly bedtime story routine of her three young grandsons. Sometimes she listens in, usually she does the reading. “Their routine is to read one secular…

How to Read to Toddlers on the Move—10 Tips

Sitting in a high chair, on your lap, or on the floor, your baby found books fascinating and fun. But once he or she was mobile, reading to your toddler became a challenge. Don’t give up! Just try some workarounds to keep an interest in books alive until your child’s drive to explore his physical…

Reading to Babies? Yes! Here’s How

Did you know that a book is a great investment in the spiritual development of a new baby? It’s true. It’s never too early to read to a child, even a child still in utero. Babies learn to recognize the voices they hear repeatedly in the womb. Then, during babies’ first year, introducing them to…