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Plan Family Reading Nights to Give Your Kid a Head Start

One of the trends that has come with the growth of the digital age is that, in many cases, books are being replaced by television shows. Though reading before bed has been around for seemingly forever, more than 70% of eight to 18 year olds now have a TV in their room, and more than

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Three Ways You Can Guide Your Child Toward a Better Reading Experience

Did you know that, according to the book Talk to Me, Baby, reading aloud to children not only stimulates cognitive and language skills, but it also builds curiosity, memory and motivation? There are many family reading night activities you can take part in with your children in order to help them build their vocabulary and

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Space Balloons and Summer Reading

The First Library in Space program, from the Durham, NC library, is set to launch a helium balloon powered capsule into near space to celebrate the midpoint of their summer reading program. As the balloon achieves higher altitudes, the natural changes in pressure will pop the balloon, sending the gps tagged capsule parachuting back to

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The Benefits of Family Night Reading Activities

It is becoming increasingly difficult for families to spend time together. Both parents are working full time jobs, kids are going to school, and weekends are full of trips and relaxation. Getting a family to communicate better is a difficult task for most Americans. How exactly do you pull kids away from their video games

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Family Reading Night and What it Could Mean to Your Loved Ones

Reading is important for any child to get a good grasp of the English language, and also to do well in academics and flourish in the English speaking society of the United States. But it is also important for adults to read. It keeps the mind refreshed and thinking, and makes sure that you remember

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Let Family Reading Night Take Over Your Household

Reading is fundamental for every aspect of your children’s lives, yet they may not find it as useful as you do as an entertainment resource. If they struggle with reading, or if they simply would rather play video games than pick up a book, it may be time for you to take proactive action and

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Family Reading Program Magazines

It is a sad truth that millions of people around the world are illiterate, and millions more cannot read above a fifth grade reading level. (This fact explains why most major newspapers are written at a sixth or seventh grade reading level. If the newspapers used vocabulary which was too complex or employed sentence structures

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Give Kids a Head Start and Bring Your Family Together with a Fun Reading Program

Before tucking their kids in for the night, many parents will read bedtime stories that help kids fall asleep. While doing so might be mostly for enjoyment, it can be quite beneficial. In fact, reading to children can give them a bit of a head start before they enroll in school for the first time.

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Why Instituting A Family Reading Night Is An Excellent Idea

Have you been wanting to institute a family reading night for some time but are completely unaware as to how to get this off the ground without making your kids think that you are mandating them to read? Worry no more. There are lots of great family reading night activities that will spark interest in

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The Importance of Family Literature Nights

There has been a crisis among the reading public. The proliferation of diversions has meant that reading books have gone by the wayside. Children are not being taught to read for pleasure, but rather as part of a school curriculum. There is a way to remedy this, though, by creating a family reading night. A