Tips on How to Help Your Child Love Reading

The American Academy of Pediatrics says you should start reading to your children from the time they’re born.

Studies show that it does make a difference. By age 2, children who are regularly read to have a bigger vocabulary and better language comprehension.

Literacy experts say there’s no wrong way to read to a child, but there are better ways to engage your little one with books. It’s called active reading — making sure you’re reading with your child, not just to them.

You can see some tips to help make reading to children a pleasure — for both parent and child — in the video found on this page.