Reading daily to young children, starting in infancy, can help with language acquisition and literacy skills. This is because reading to your children in the earliest months stimulates the part of the brain that allows them to understand the meaning of language and helps build key language, literacy and social skills.
Consider reading as a form of exercise is a great start. The more exercise for the brain, the better the child will learn. Practice makes perfect. Encouraging your children to read more will eventually help boost their comprehension and vocabulary. 5. Boosts Critical Thinking Skills. With reading comes comprehension and analytical thinking.