Why is Reading Out Loud to Children So Important?

Children’s Literature

Julia A. Keirns
Good Vibes Club
Published in
2 min readApr 8, 2024

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Children’s books. Photo by author.

What does reading out loud to children add to the development of literacy and engaged reading?

Reading aloud to children is important for so many reasons. It helps build their language development and allows them to hear many new words that they wouldn’t necessarily hear in everyday speaking.

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Julia A. Keirns
Good Vibes Club

Currently living in an RV full time and traveling across North America. The goal is simply to write about it. Editor of Fiction Shorts, the Challenged, and ROD.