Reading for Kids: 17 Reasons Why It’s Important and Where to Start

One of the most common traits that all successful people have claimed to have in life is their ability to read. Not only do they read a lot, they enjoy the things that they attain from reading. Reading is important for a lot of reasons. First, it promotes critical thinking and the ability to formulate your own opinion, or image, about something. Secondly, there is so much knowledge that can be gained from reading on a daily basis.

Key Takeaways:

  • It seems as if every single successful person in the world has the one common habit of reading.
  • It is no secret that reading can provide some great knowledge to anyone from any age.
  • As the times have changed, technology has inevitably forced kids a little bit away from the books.

“Reading is one of the most important activities that you can encourage your children to do. It’s entertaining, thought provoking, and absolutely critical to success later in life.”

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