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The reading habit

A subject near and dear to my heart

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How can we cultivate the READING HABIT in children ? Start them young.  Read them a bedtime story regularly.  Little children love listening to a bedtime story, it calms them and helps them to sleep.  It’s a time to bond.  always have a few story books, and let the child choose the book.  Some children love to hear stories at meal times.
There are plenty of beautifully illustrated books for children.  There are washable books that can be read, while in the bath.  The late Maya Angelou said, “Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.”  Reading stories enlarges a child’s vision, fosters imagination and improves language skills  It has been proved that the act of reading heightens brain activity.  Doctor Gregory Berns of the Emory University’s Centre for Neurology in Atlanta…

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