Why Is Reading Important For Children?

Why is Reading Important for Children? - SmartMom

It’s no secret that reading is important for children. We hear it on television, in the news and during parent-teacher conferences. The benefits have long been proven and parents are even encouraged to start reading to their children while they’re in the womb. But why is reading important for children?

I’m not here to dispute it’s importance, because there is no argument there. However, I’m here to share with you 16 reasons why reading is important for children that you might not know. Continue reading