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Reading Aloud at Home

Reading Aloud at Home

Kids are never too old for read-alouds. Learn why it’s important to keep reading aloud to children of all ages and find great book recommendations.

The benefits of reading aloud to your children are many, from bonding with your children to helping them strengthen skills in writing, listening, creativity, and more. According to Scholastic’s Kids and Family Reading Report, the frequency of children being read aloud to at home drops sharply after age 5, again after age 8, and again after age 11 -- and 87% of children aged 6-11 told us they want their parents to continue reading aloud to them. Try these resources to keep your reading bond strong with your kids.

Read-Aloud Resources

Pass along the love of reading by reading aloud with your kids every day!
There’s no better time than the New Year to create some reading resolutions. Here are ours!
Try these tips for enriching your young child’s reading experience.
Help your child learn without stifling confidence or turning reading time into a chore.
Your kids are never “too old” for read alouds
Read with Your Elementary Schooler
The task may seem small, but the payoff is big.
Give your early reader a boost with three crucial steps.
The key to a successful read-aloud? We've got it.
Tips and tricks to keep bedtime reading fresh and effective.
The "Family 20" will change your family's reading life.
Has your family had a rotten day? Get rid of the grumbles by sharing a funny book with your child.
Use these strategies to revamp your family's read-aloud time.

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