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The importance of reading to children

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Children’s author Mem Fox joined the TODAY show recently to discuss why reading aloud to kids is so vital to their development.

Many of us recall story time as a child with our parents and grandparents reading us books and introducing us to colourful characters and captivating stories.

We all know reading is essential for developing children’s language skills, but reading out loud has tremendous benefits for behaviour and social skills

In a time when children are increasingly occupied by technology, it is so important to keep the ritual of reading to children.

The Ready to Read Community Literacy Program is a not-for-profit initiative with the vision of increasing early literacy levels across all communities.