There is extensive research into the benefits of storytelling and reading to children from day one. These benefits include….
- Understanding relationships
- Developing and understanding vocabulary
- Developing imagination
- Understanding emotions
- Turn taking
Research also suggests a strong link between sensory stories and development of many key skills such as…
- Early communication skills
- Levels of focus
- Reacting and responding appropriately to the world around us.
- Active engagement
If you would like to read more, here are some useful links.