We want to share with you some resources that we have found on various credible websites that emphasize the importance of reading to children.

Reading is fundamental is a great organization that empowers children to read. Their mission is as follows:

“We envision a literate America in which all children have access to books and the opportunity to achieve their full potential through the life-changing power of reading. RIF transforms lives through the power of books. By providing children in need with access to and choice of high-quality books and enriching literacy resources, we empower young minds to embrace the world of reading and learning.” The article below teaches parents how to read with young children.

http://www.rif.org/us/literacy-resources/articles/reading-with-your-child.htm

Here’s an article that discusses why reading to children is important.

https://www.earlymoments.com/promoting-literacy-and-a-love-of-reading/why-reading-to-children-is-important/

Did you know children who read frequently develop stronger reading skills? This fact, and more with this link from the National Education Association.

http://www.nea.org/grants/facts-about-childrens-literacy.html