Reading Aloud to Older Kids
Date posted: August 11, 2017
Reading aloud to children is an enjoyable activity that tends to decline as children learn to read independently. But, data from earlier this year (reported in the Kids & Family Reading Report Canadian Edition) shows that both older children (ages 6 – 11) and their parents like their read-aloud time.
Why read aloud to older children? 10 Reasons You Should Read Aloud to Big Kids, Too describes the benefits.
Looking for ideas on what to read to older children? 10 Amazing Books to Read Aloud to Big Kids has suggestions for reading to children ages 8 to 12.