“Read it again, Grandma! Please.”
“But, honey, we have read this same book three times.”
“I know, just one more time, please?”
Children love to be read to and many have a favorite book they like to read over and over again. What a great way to instill a love of reading into children.
Reading is a great activity for grandparents and grandchildren to do together. You can do it while snuggling and the grandchildren will benefit from the physical touch. You can do it no matter what the weather. Grandparents don’t have to exert a lot of energy and it is not physically taxing. Most of all, reading to your grandchildren helps them grow a love of reading, which will create joy for a lifetime.
When choosing something to read to your grandchildren, go to the best book of all, the Bible, to select your reading material. Reading is a good time to begin familiarizing grandchildren with biblical truth and planting seeds of God’s love in their hearts. Here are some good lessons to start with and the verses that go with them.
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