Clarence Central School District

Together We Make Learning A Way Of Life

No matter their age, reading aloud to children is a time-honored way for children and parents to share quality time

  • Develops a positive attitude toward books as a source of pleasure and information
  • Increases vocabulary
  • Expands the child's knowledge base
  • Stimulates imagination
  • Sharpens observation skills
  • Enhances listening skills
  • Promotes self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Offers many new friends since book characters can become quite real
  • Contributes to the child's problem-solving skills
  • Satisfies and heightens curiosity
  • Encourages positive social interaction