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Reading to Children

Reading to children is considered an activity that results in practical benefits for learning both in a formal school setting as well as producing necessary skills for all facets of life. Many individuals associate reading to children with bedtime stories, a traditional practice for some families, although the practice of reading to children occurs across different contexts and at various times. This kind of shared storybook reading and reading to children occurs most often between parents and children, especially between mothers and children, and it is an activity that has been studied using different scales and as a practice that can be categorized and analyzed according to how the child is integrated into the practice or not. In addition, reading to children has also been ...

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