Instil a love of reading in your child

2017-06-14 06:01

THE first six years of a child’s life are critical in defining his or her desires, attitudes and inclinations, which is why it

is vital to encourage reading to the
child. Acquiring the habit of reading at an early age has a direct influence on academic distinction in its different stages.

When you probe the life of distinguished and outstanding students who achieve the best in their groups you will find they never confined themselves to the school curriculum.

An outstanding achiever is sure to have a fondness for, or maybe an obsession with all kinds of reading.

They are always seen with a book in their hand ready to immerse into long reading whenever an opportunity presents itself every day.

With the passage of time they will have developed methods that help their searches to be fruitful and fulfilling.

A number of studies indicate that the reading skills which the child acquires in the first grade are the same in which he or she will use to earn outstanding marks in their final high school year.

It is a common observation that children who do not find reading an attractive thing will do badly in school even if they are enrolled in the best school.

It is to them a burden while they find their fulfilment in play and amusement. Attraction to reading opens for the child a gate to spiritual and intellectual ascent. It broadens their perceptions and improves their power of imagination.



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