Why Read to Children?

Last Updated by Angela Brown on

Let's take a look at many of the reasons why reading to children is so important to their language and literacy development.



Learning at Home Resources from PBS KIDS and PBS Parents



  • Super Why: The Power to Read - Inspire your child to learn to read with this video from Super Why. 

  • Super Why: Alpha Pig's Alphabet Map Game - Learn how Alpha Pig and Country Mouse use the alphabet map to find their way to the city in this video. Talk about words on signs and beginning sounds and letters as you are traveling around town with your child. 





  • Arthur: Bookmarks - Print and color Arthur bookmarks to mark your book page for later or to use as a reading guide as you focus on a line of words on a page. 




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