The topic of summer break and its effect on knowledge retention among children has been discussed for many years. On one hand, most of us understand the importance of summer work on educational stuff, but at the same time we do want to give our kids a break from school. Reading is one of the activities that is highly susceptible to a skill decline over these months. Therefore, keeping your kids interested in reading is critical for their further academic success.
- Studies show that the number of children who don’t read any books during the summer has increased.
- To encourage kids to read, let them choose their own books and allow them to include audiobooks, e-readers and graphic novels.
- It is important for children to see the grown-ups in their lives reading for pleasure.
“modeling reading for pleasure is a critical way to convince a child that reading is fun”
Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/yes-parents-there-is-a-magic-formula-to-keep-your-kids-reading-through-the-summer/2019/05/23/31643dce-7599-11e9-bd25-c989555e7766_story.html