Your Child Just Finished Reading A Book. Is That The End?

As a parent, it is our responsibility to know what our kids learn from a book. Don’t you agree? So, here is something that will help you to know more!

I could go on and on about the benefits of reading… you could even find articles here by the dozen when it comes to reading and books. And rightfully so- Reading is essential! But have you ever thought about the aftermath?

You have been successful in inculcating the habit of reading in your kids- Good! Now they love to read loads of books- Great! But after they finish a book, you just pat them on the back and the chapter closed- Wait a minute!

Reading will improve concentration and vocabulary, undoubtedly, but that’s not the main reason we emphasize on it. In addition to the numerous benefits, reading facilitates learning. And as a parent, it is our responsibility to know what our kids learn from a book. Reading for the sake of reading and reading to learn something are two completely different things. Don’t you agree?

So here’s an amazing tip that you could turn into daily practice!

5 Questions To Ask Your Child After They Read A Book

  • Who was your favourite character and why?
  • What is the one thing you learnt or liked in the book?
  • If you could choose an alternate ending, what would it be?
  • If you could change one thing from the book, what would it be?
  • How would you describe this book in under two lines?

The main purpose of reading is to learn and these questions will help them read in a more mindful way. At first, they might not have straight opinions or thoughts, but as time passes by, they’ll start reading in a way that they know the answers to these questions. Additionally, you could get a sneak peek into their unique and mind-boggling imagination. (They really do surprise me at times!)

These questions aren’t the limit and there are so many more that you could frame and ask even before they start a book. If you wanna know how, join the tribe!

If this tip is helpful to you, It will be helpful to many other parents, so don’t forget to share! Have more suggestions? Share it with us in the comments below.

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