We keep asking our children whether small or big to read books but we never bother to tell them the reasons why it is good.Let us discuss the reasons for encouraging our children to read-

Books help children  develop vital language skills- children would be better informed and be able to cope with their lives in a better fashion.They will learn better grammar and phrasing. Their spoken language skills will enhance.

Reading will open up new worlds and enrich children's lives- it will help to give factual information about any subject both practical and theoretical. Reading will help them gain an insight about people and places of the world. Their critical thinking skills will develop well.

Enhance social skills- reading can be a socializing activity. Adults and children can share quality time when an adult reads to a child, when two siblings read together or in school when children read together in a library. Children can share ideas of what they have read and learnt. A way to positive growth of a child.

It can improve hand-eye co-ordination- e-books can improve children's fine motor skills and hand-eye co-ordination. They can pick up valuable computer skills they will require in school.

Reading can provide good,clean fun- it will stir their imagination and open an exciting world for them . It will become a lifelong pleasure for children who are encouraged to read in childhood.

Help them in school activities- their critical thinking skills will help to bring out their best in studies.

Books help kids develop basic language skills and profoundly expand their vocabularies—than any gadget

Books are interactive; they demand that kids think. Fiction and nonfiction books widen our consciousness. They broaden their horizon and bring out new ideas.

Books develop critical thinking skills. A book is read by an individual and gives them the thinking skills

Books develop and nourish kids’ imaginations, expanding their worlds. Picture books introduce young children to the world of art and literature.Their imagination soars  

Books let kids try on the world before they have to go out into it. Books give kids an opportunity to experience something in their imaginations before it happens to them in real life. The children become mature and can face life well. 

Books increase self-confidence- Books boost a child's self-confidence and helps them to understand who they are. 

Books help children and adults to open up, to move beyond self-absorption and connect to other people.. Books help children to become more compassionate. The books will increase their attention span.

Books help kids to chart their own moral and ethical course. Books help to reflect on right and wrong, good and evil. 

Books answer questions.

Books create questions.

Books entertain and offer a great escape. They make children laugh and giggle. They make them cry.

Books — unlike many other entertainments –– are free for everyone. one can find the book you need, for free, at your neighborhood public library.

Books are great companions. You are never lonely when you have a book to read.

Books comfort us. Books help them  understand that no matter who they are, or what their  experiences may be, they are not alone in the world.