Chances are you’ve heard a lot about the benefits of reading with your child from birth. Reading with your child provides an opportunity for quiet bonding time, is a great winding down ritual at bedtime, enhances language development and can improve a child’s memory. And that’s only the tip of the iceberg.
But while everyone from your mom to your neighbor to the receptionist at your pediatrician’s office can tell why you should read with your child, no one seems to be able to tell you what to read. These resources will give you a jump start on picking fun, age appropriate books, whether you’re reading with your child or they’re big kids reading on their own.