(Written by Connie Smith) The problem of attracting children’s attention and interest towards books becomes more and more serious when it comes to their education. Nowadays, books have two main competitors – the TV and the computer, and the constant technological innovations such as smartphones, tablets and so on, do not make things easier, because they attract the attention of both children and adults with their brightness and great variety of programs.
And when it comes to books, it is the other way round. Of course, there are plenty of children’s books that have really pretty pictures corresponding to the story told there, but the problem is that children can’t be aware of that fact if parents don’t reveal the magical world of books. When children are learning how to read, they are gradually learning how see pictures with their insight. TV and computers make things much simpler, because these products block imagination. [Read more...]