READING IS MENTAL EXERCISE
3 x 20 = Success
Reading is a full body workout for a child’s mind. MRI studies of children have found that reading lights up their whole brain. The front of the brain which deals with reason, speech, and problem solving; the back dealing with vision; and both sides of the mid-brain which process perception, sound, memory, and speech are all activated by reading.
Posted on June 2, 2014 at 12:07pm
EMOTIONAL BENEFITS OF BEDTIME STORIES
Recent research demonstrates how important it is for children to feel loved. Study after study shows that children who feel loved will become emotionally and physically healthy adults. Children who feel loved are better able to trust, feel more secure in relationships, and have a greater sense of confidence and inner peace. They are more likely to be achievers and report happiness and satisfaction in…
Posted on March 17, 2014 at 2:26pm
Bedtime stories can give tremendous benefits to children and parents. Here is a quick look at some of the may things that a regular bedtime story can do:
Church librarians can use this kind of information to encourage reading among families. Grandparents make great readers too!
Posted on March 12, 2014 at 3:59pm