31 Jul, 2020 Hey Kids! Ditch Tech and Grab a Book, You’ll Be Smarter for it!
I love it when science supports positive activities for kids!
This article from Smithsonian Magazine highlights the scientific research that demonstrates how good books are for your kids.
“Research has already suggested that opening a book may helpimprove brain function, reduce stress, and even make us more empathetic. Now, a team led by Joanna Sikora of the Australian National University is looking into the benefits of growing up around a book-filled environment; as Alison Flood of the Guardianreports, the researchers’ expansive new study suggests that homes with ample libraries can arm children with skills that persist into adulthood.”
The three categories? Literacy, numeracy, and information communication technology.
Need more reasons to fill your house with books? CLICK HERE to read the full article.
And CLICK HERE for the Counter Culture Mom Summer Reading List for the whole family!