Benefits of Bedtime Stories
All our children look forward to bedtime because they will have an opportunity to listen to beautiful stories. When your child is listening to their parents or guardians listening to bedtime stories they enjoy them and feel good about them. It can be because the kid is excited to find out what happens in the story or may be just spending time with their mom or dad. Kids will always look forward to bedtime because they will listen to story reading.
There are many ways that your child can benefit from the bedtime stories. The child’s language skills are improved. Through hearing and listening your child is able to learn and speak. Reading bedtime stories to your kids help in developing their language through listening to different words when their parents read to them. Having this in mind then it is good to read your kids the same books again and again so that they can capture most of the phrases in the books but also you make sure that you read them different categories of story books or the parents can also choose a story series. The kids will learn and be capable of doing different things and they will also find it adventurous. The parents can also include their children by pointing to the picture when reading the stories or even asking them questions about the story that you are reading to them. Getting the child involved will encourage them to think about the story, and they will even discuss it with friends and so exchange different ideas and hence improve the communication skills.
Reading the bedtime stories soothes and relaxes the kids. Majority of kids associate the story telling time with warmth, fun, and cuddles and this is one of the reasons why the kids enjoy it so much. When your child’s mind is calm they will find it very easy to concentrate and focus on the task which is at hand, and this is very important especially when they are in school and are learning.
The is an improvement on a child’s logical skills. As the parents continue to read the stories to their kids they will be able to understand and also learn about the characters who are in the story being read. When your child recognizes the sequences and patterns your child will be able to learn in school and therefore reading to your child is important.
Your child socialization skills are improved as they discuss the stories with other children. Choose the best and the right books for your kids, which will be fun to read and also entertain them.