Presentation on theme: "Parent University Focus: Importance of Literacy. A Stronger Relationship with you Snuggle time Nurturing activity Reading not seen as a chore."— Presentation transcript:
Parent University Focus: Importance of Literacy
A Stronger Relationship with you Snuggle time Nurturing activity Reading not seen as a chore
Academic Excellence Students who are exposed to reading before preschool are more likely to do well in all facets of formal education
Basic Speech Skills Throughout toddlerhood you child is learning critical language and enunciation skills
The basics of how to read a book Children aren’t born with an innate knowledge that text is reading from left to right
Better communication skills When you spend time reading with your child they will be much more likely to express themselves and relate to others in a healthy way
Mastery of language Early reading for toddlers has been linked to a better grasp of fundamentals of language as the approach school age.
More logical thinking skills Ability to apply what they have learned to different situations they are experiencing As your child approaches a major development milestone sharing a relevant story is a great way to help ease the transition. Acclamation to new experiences
Enhanced concentration and discipline Practice makes perfect The knowledge that reading is fun! Reading is not a chore and should be fun for kids!