456 hours. 27,360 minutes. Millions of words. Bonding time with caregivers. A lifelong love of reading.
That’s how much benefit children receive when read to for just 15 minutes a day, from birth to age five.
Research shows that reading aloud is the single most important thing you can do to help a child prepare for reading and learning. Yet, LESS THAN HALF of young children in this country are read to every day. Let’s change that.
Learn more at www.readaloud.org
Tips and recommended books for reading with very young children
Track your read aloud time using this fun reading log: Read Aloud Tracker