It has long been known that reading to children helps their brains mature and grow; however, there has been recent evidence that reading actually changes the biology of children’s brains. Kids that grow up reading more actively tend to show greater brain activity in the areas that deal with visual imagery and narrative comprehension. The earlier the better when it comes to reading with kids, and likewise, the more frequently the better.
Libros Schmibros’ has always been committed to supporting the literary endeavors of the individuals in the local neighborhood through fostering a community and culture of readers. At Cuentos en el Kiosko, our children’s reading hour, we have a group of little readers that come together to learn and enjoy some awesome books with each other and their parents. Come and join the next generation of readers at Libros Schmibros!
This article from the Huffington Post highlights the biological benefits of reading for young children.