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Benefits of Reading to a Child

Benefits of Reading to a Child

There are numerous benefits of reading to a child. Most parents recognize the fact that reading to children can enhance their imagination and improve their reading fluency, but some may not be aware of the other benefits of reading to a child. The benefits of reading to a child are many and can be life long. Some of the other benefits of reading to a child include: Improves discipline. Children who are continuously exposed to reading materials to increase their self-control. This eventually leads to an improved reading habit, discipline and better decision making skills. Your child will learn to

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Poetry – Gathering Leaves

Spades take up leavesNo better than spoons,And bags full of leavesAre light as balloons. I make a great noiseOf rustling all dayLike rabbit and deerRunning away. But the mountains I raiseElude my embrace,Flowing over my armsAnd into my face. I may load and unloadAgain and againTill I fill the whole shed,And what have I then? Next to nothing for weight,And since they grew dullerFrom contact with earth,Next to nothing for color. Next to nothing for use,But a crop is a crop,And who’s to say whereThe harvest shall stop? — Robert Frost

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