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It’s never too soon to read!

It’s never too soon to read!

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It’s never too soon to read!

Books are a form of At Kids on Beaufort, we love books! We have shelves full of them, all filled with bright colours, exciting characters, fun stories, lyrical rhymes and an imaginary wonderland that all children enjoy. We not only encourage children to read or look at books, or enjoy a story being read to them; we insist on it! 

It’s no secret that to exposing children to books is important for their development, and they’re never too young to start! Here’s a few big reasons why young children benefit from being read to.

Language development

Children learn so much from listening. They will pick up new words and new sounds, and they will link these words visually to the pictures they are seeing on the page. It all helps them to make sense of words and language, and in turn helps them speak and communicate.

Get them ready for school

While we love seeing kids being kids running around making noise and having fun; they need to learn to concentrate too. Focusing on a book and listening to a story means they learn to sit still for longer periods of time, which can help later on when they go to school.

Reading to young children also sets them up to succeed because the more they are read to, the more knowledge they absorb. This knowledge gives them a head start and helps to prepare them for school later down the line. And of course reading with your children gives them the skills needed for when they start to read themselves.

Encourage creativity

The innocence of a child’s imagination is something that should always be celebrated, and books help to encourage this!

Reading develops a child’s imagination and creativity as they engage in the stories. They enjoy the characters and can see their lives and what they are doing; and sometimes take a guess at what’s going to happen next. It’s so exciting to hear a young child re-telling a story they’ve had read to them, especially when they use their own creativity to enhance the story!

Books are better than screens

Books are a form of entertainment – and is a much better option than a screen! It’s no secret that screen time is an issue in many children’s (and parents’) lives and we constantly question how much screen time is too much. With books it’s different – your child is being entertained by the story, they are learning and developing their minds, and you know you’re doing the right thing.

You can never overdose on books so get reading!

Happy Book Week to all our families!

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908 Beaufort Street, Inglewood WA

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920 Beaufort Street, Inglewood (Big Kids on Beaufort)

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Linda and Kristy are two of the most genuine, hard working and lovely people I know. They truly love engaging with children, and have a natural way with them. I cannot wait for their business to open so my boys can enjoy the wonderful atmosphere that I know Kids on Beaufort will provide.

- Bree Dimmock

I’m very much looking forward to this centre opening up! Kristy (one of the owners) was the sole reason I ended up choosing our current daycare (where she was working at the time.) She put my mind at ease and Abigail took to her straight away. I always felt comfortable leaving her with Kristy so […]

- Kestin Arlove

I always felt so comfortable with Kristy when my son was in the babies room, so much so that I kept him in there longer so he was still with her! The genuine care and passion Kristy has for children made me feel confident that he was safe when the “mum guilt” kicked in for […]

- Jessica Elizabeth

I have been fortunate enough to have both of my children under the care of Kristy over the last 6 years. Needless to say I was super excited when I found out that Kristy and Linda were opening their own centre. Kristy exudes a natural affection for children and this was evident in the way […]

- Kerry Akhurst

The two owners of Kids on Beaufort previously cared for both my children in before and after school care in their other child care roles. They were always professional, caring and attentive to the kids needs. I will gladly entrust them again with my children’s care in their new business.

- Alison Rawson

Kristy is a fantastic carer. The activities she plans for the kids and effort she puts in is amazing! My baby would cry when he saw her leaving, and it was so nice to know he felt so safe and comfortable with her and put my mum guilt to rest

- Jacinta Graham

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