Red Apple Reading Magazine August-September 2016 - Page 5

W W W. R E D A P P L E R E A D I N G . C O M RECITE NURSERY RHYMES BE AN EXAMPLE Believe it or not, these simple stories are important to your kiddo’s development. Their rhythmic nature helps her cognitive development, and the rhymes help her learn that words are made up of different sounds. As with anything you want your children to do, the best way to promote it is by doing it yourself. It doesn’t matter if it’s a book, magazine, newspaper, or e-reader. As long as he sees you reading regularly, he’ll be encouraged to read as well. 5