Why should children read? Is it just a form of literacy, or do words create a deeper impact? Reading expands vocabulary. It teaches correct grammar and phrasing. It enhances verbal skills. It opens up new worlds. It builds knowledge. It fosters imagination. It teaches empathy, a consciousness and concern for humanity. It teaches life skills like critical thinking, conflict resolution, the value of teamwork.
One could go on and on. Here’s a collection of wise and evocative words from famous people about reading in childhood. They got their power of expression from reading too!
Why Children Should Read: 20 Inspirational Quotes and Insights
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