Reading the Same Book Over and Over

A mother reads to her young boy on a living room chair

Why do children want to read the same book over and over again? This short video explains why kids love to hear a repeat story.

Any parent or care giver knows that children love to be read the same book over and over again. While this can feel tiresome for you, there is a developmental reason behind your child’s repeat request. Learn more from Rachel Robertson, Bright Horizons education and development vice president about the importance of repeatedly reading the same book with your child.

 

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT READING AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT

BRIGHT HORIZONS PODCAST EPISODE: READY, SET, READ

Join Rachel Robertson, education and development vice president, and Ruth Fidino, learning and development director, for Episode 8 of Teach. Play. Love. Parenting Advice for the Early Years. In this episode, they discuss what it means for a children’s book to be high quality, the many benefits of reading, the low-down on tablets and audiobooks, and what matters most — helping your child learn to love reading. 

TPL Episode 8

 

 

Written by: Bright Horizons Education Team

May 1, 2021

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Teacher reading to a toddler boy and girl

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