20 Shared Reading Tips to Share with Parents

Shared storybook reading is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give a child. At its best, this one activity can promote strong parent-child attachment, nurture key early language and literacy skills, strengthen a child’s pride in their cultural and personal identity, expand their knowledge of the world, and help them process strong emotions and deal with life’s challenges. Share these 20 practical shared reading tips with families, and help them make the most of their special storytimes with young children.