Studies show that a child’s reading books to your infant can increase their imagination and encourage curiosity and love of reading that will last a lifetime. There have been many studies conducted on the subject of reading infants and young children, and the results are generally quite impressive. For example, youth who were read to make a very early age tend to do better in school later.
But it is not just academically children benefit from reading. There is much evidence that mothers who read to their children develop a stronger bond with the child, resulting in safer teenager. Many mothers will even start to read to their children in the womb. Here, too, there is evidence that children who are read to before they are born develop faster and are more well adjusted than children who were not read to.
Because baby books can be so important in the development of the infant, it’s a good idea to start collecting your own little library, even before the baby is born. Baby books come in all different sizes, including board books, plastic bath books, picture books, pop-up books and other. Many of these stories are classics that have been enjoyed by children and parents for many generations.
But there are also modern baby books, and many of them are bound to become future classics. The style of modern books vary from hip and edgy, the cute and cuddly. So if you’re not a fan of traditional baby books, do not worry; both you and your child will probably adore many of the latest generation of “cool baby” stories.
A couple of the most popular new books for infants and young children are “Goodnight Moon” by Margaret Wise Brown, and “Big Little, Quiet Loud” by Lisa Patric Elli. These two books in particular have proven to be favorites with both children and mothers. You may also try “Knuffle Bunny” by Mo Willems, or “kitten first full moon” Kevin Henkes.
Of course, you do not want to overlook the classics when choosing books for the baby either. The Dr. Seuss books, in particular, are most loved by children, and can even be fun for mom.
But after you begin collecting a respectable number of books, you will probably start receiving requests to read certain titles again and again. Children did not take long at all to discover which stories are most likely of them, and you’ll probably even after newborn babies respond differently to different books.
For example, some stories make cause the child to become calm and still, and even help them fall asleep. But others can cause infants to stare wide-eyed in uncertainty and tension. But both of these results can be positive, obviously, you will want to read books and soothing night to help put the baby to bed, and “excitable” books during the day or after a nap child.
After a while, nursery library will probably be overflowing with wonderful stories for children to enjoy. Take advantage of some of the latest generation endearing baby books both charm and soothe your child.