Reading stories can be started in children as young as early, even since the child was still in the womb. Early childhood brain like a sponge that can absorb a variety of information. Information received strong child will be stored in memory. Telling or reading stories since infancy provides many benefits, including:
Strengthen the bond between parent and child
Help children learn new words and concepts. Children will be more fluent and fast when school will be easier in learning to read (improving language and communication skills).
Stimulate the growth of a child’s brain (intelligence)
Improve the ability to hear
Instill interest in reading
Increase the curiosity
Instill values of faith, morals, ethics and build the personality
Do not forget to tell stories or read a story while instilling moral values and faith in your children.