As parents, we must ensure selections are age-appropriate, ask questions before, after and during the book. Encourage your children to play/act out the plot. Bring your books to life and make reading fun for everyone involved.
At Little Sunshine’s Playhouse, we recognize that reading to your child is one of the most effective ways to build the “language” neural connections in their growing brain as well as the strong base for cognitive development. Reading to your children has so many benefits and we encourage you to read with your child every day.
At Little Sunshine’s Playhouse, we recognize these tremendous benefits to children, and we strongly encourage and even expect parents to be involved in their child’s preschool education. One of the ways parents can be involved in their education is by reading to them aloud.
Research continues to prove the sooner you get your child started with reading fundamentals, the better readers they will become in the long run. However, despite getting an early start, some children still face hurdles when it comes to mastering reading skills and improving as time goes on. As parents, we often wonder why our […]
Experts assert that children develop the skills they need to be good readers starting at birth and throughout infancy. Between ages 3 and 5 is an essential time for your children to develop the skills they need to be good readers, and many parents look for ways to make the most of their time reading. […]
The bedtime story has long been a favorite way for parents to spend quality time bonding with their children while getting settled in for a good night’s sleep. As it turns out, reading storybooks together is one of the best ways to help kids learn to read and offers many wonderful short- and long-term benefits. […]
Reading at home is a very important part of a child’s development. Not only do we read to students in the classroom, but at Little Sunshine’s Playhouse & Preschool we also encourage parents to read to their children at home. It creates a connection between the home and school and allows students the opportunity to practice […]
Parent involvement in a child’s education is incredibly critical to optimal development and helping a child reach his/her full potential. Supporting evidence is overwhelming. Research shows parent involvement not only leads to higher academic achievement, greater cognitive competence, and better problem-solving skills (Melhuish, Sylva, Sammons, et al., 2001), but also extends beyond educational achievement. Children […]