When you spend time reading to a child, he becomes more confident and proficient with reading. Which, in turn, means he’s more apt to read! The more a child reads, the more a child learns and becomes interested in things. As the love of learning increases, so do grades, vocabulary, standardized test scores, even the inclination to sit still and focus—and the chain reaction continues.
The reasons to read to a child are many. But best of all, those reasons last a lifetime.