Hothousing toddlers with complicated story books does not give them an advantage over other children, researchers have found. Reading a picture book with one or two words per page is just as beneficial.
Only one in three parents of children ages eight and under reads stories to their kids each night, according to a new survey by the literacy organization Reading is Fundamental (RIF) and Macy’s.
Overall, 87 percent of the parents who participated in the online poll read to their kids at bedtime—but not every night. Half the parents said that their children spend more time watching TV and playing video games than reading.
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