May 19, 2011 | In: Articles

Benefits of Audio Books to Children

It could be sometimes difficult to get children to sit and read a book, especially those who are just beginning to read or even those with reading difficulties. The evolution of audio books is a wonderful way to integrate fun and interaction in learning. Parents these days now will have an easier time to teach their children and many schools are now utilizing audio books in classroom use.

Audio books will encourage children to learn since they will have more fun listening and could arouse their interest and attention. Through the narration and sounds of an audio book, they will remember information better. Audio books make learning more interesting than conventional teaching. Moreover, audio books will let teachers have more time in planning their teaching materials and more interesting programs. Children who have difficulty in reading will be able to listen and follow an audio book simultaneously to promote reading interest and learn as they listen. Popular stories that children love makes listening more fun. These books also mean more savings for parents and offer more storage space in classrooms.

Audio books are also very beneficial in terms of pronunciation of certain words that children have difficulty in reading. When they hear the correct pronunciation and seeing it printed, they will learn to pronounce it the right way. Tom Thumb, Alice in Wonderland, Goldilocks, Hansel & Gretel, Three Little Pigs, Emperor’s New Clothes and more are just some of the popular books that children love.

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