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Bedtime Stories That Teach:
Helping Your Child Learn About Life

Bedtime stories that teach article by Vaughn Balchunas...

Bedtime stories that teach
...Telling your child a story at bedtime is a tradition many parents have followed for centuries.

Telling your child bedtime stories that teach comes with many benefits to both parent and child.

The following paragraphs will discuss some of these benefits, as well as recommend some stories.

Speech And Language Development

Many medical research studies have shown that regularly reading your child bedtime stories can actually enhance their speech and language development.

These findings have even encouraged pregnant women to read stories to their unborn babies. It is said that reading bed time stories that teach can even help your child's brain to absorb your voice, as well as the language you are speaking.

If you are planning to raise your child bilingual, reading them bedtime’s stories in different languages can actually help your child learn the languages.

Reading, in itself, can encourage speech and language development. Reading bed time stories that teach is even better.

When your child is first learning to speak, you should read them the same bedtime's stories over and over again. Doing so can not only help enhance your child's speech and language development, but it can also enhance his or her memory, as well.

On top of these advantages, reading your child bed time stories can also build their imagination and comprehension skills. When all of this is accomplished, your child's IQ will be boosted.

You are, however, warned against creating an academic environment for reading your child regular bedtime stories. Although you want your child to learn from the experience, you do not want this experience to be too stimulating, or too complicated for your child to handle.

It should always be a pleasurable experience when you read your child bedtime stories.

Development of Listening Skills

By regularly reading bedtime stories to your child, you are helping him or her to develop good listening skills. When you start reading the story, it will encourage your child to be quiet, and listen.

He or she wants to understand the story they are being told, and will try their best to do that. A child will be extremely proud of himself, and thoroughly enjoy his bedtime stories when he can adequately predict the ending of the story being told.

There are many advantages associated with reading your child bedtime stories. We have only just touched on some of the most common.

Regularly reading to your child can help him develop healthy sleep patterns, calm him when crying, and overall provide him with a pattern, or routine. Some recommended bedtime stories include:

Reading your child bedtime stories that teach can really benefit both you and your child.

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