Importance of Early Childhood Reading

May 31, 2019 | Parenthood & Family | 12 comments

Cloud as being an active 4-year old boy, he always prefers physical activities such as playing basketball, scooter or just running around. Sometimes I force him just to sit beside me to read lols. He actually enjoys books like Tiktaktok at Pikpakbum and Say Ahh!! Doctor Pig since he loves animals too.

As a mom, I wanted Cloud to develop the love of books at an early age.

Reading helps a child expands his/her imagination, vocabulary, and learn new information. Furthermore, a child who developed the love to read doesn’t see it as a chore or a difficult task to avoid. Moreover, reading with kids is an easy way to connect with them and teach them words and improve language skills. Using books with pictures and age-appropriate words can catch a young child’s attention, and adding sound effects can make reading time even more enjoyable.

It has been a week since Cloud completed the Reading Safari Summer Workshop at The Learning Library (Loyola Branch). So far, I’m very pleased to see that he started to have the interest to read. Siya na mismo ang nag aaya sa National Bookstore to check out some books.


The Reading Safari at The Learning Library

Aside from reading, they also had arts and crafts time, sing and dance, and video viewing that Cloud enjoyed a lot. Different community helpers were tackled as well and what the kids would want when they grow up.

Look, Cloud wants to be a doctor someday! 🙂

The Reading Safari at The Learning Library

Of course, the workshop won’t be completed without fun games!

About The Learning Library

THE LEARNING LIBRARY’s mission is to develop the love of reading and appreciation of the Filipino language among children. They offer English and Filipino programs that help improve comprehension and make learning fun and enjoyable. They are composed of teachers committed to using expertise and experience to help improve the quality of Philippine education.

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Check out the highlights during the Araw ng Pamilya happened last May 25, 2019.

We are building our mini-library so let us show you our BOOK HAUL for the past 3 months! Hope you enjoy watching!


  1. Angelie Namindang

    Wow… Ang galing naman ni Baby Cloud.. Your mommy is proud of you.. Keep it up..

  2. Queenie Mance

    Wow gusto ko din po yung bunso ko magbasa ng books para dagdag kaalaman kaya lang naagaw attensyon talaga sa paglalaro, pero ngayon pasukan na maghihigpit na ako hehe may oras ng aral at laro

  3. Maya Gutierrez

    We read multiple stories to our little one every single day, just as we did with our older son. It makes such a huge difference and impact!

  4. Nate

    This is so awesome Mhaan! Glad to see they teach both languages!

  5. Heather

    There is nothing more important than books. We started our girls off when they were just babies and now read all the time!

  6. Chad

    I grew up speaking fluently three languages and that is what I am planning for my kid, Languages are so important and the more the better.

  7. Catherine

    Starting early is truly so important. I read to my kids every night when they were younger and it was something they looked forward to. Today they are avid readers and writers!

  8. Sue-Tanya Mchorgh

    I think reading is so important when it comes to development. I love the fact they they teach both languages.

  9. Olya AMANOVA

    I knew how important it is but now reading this I agree that it is vital) we need to help out kids keep their curiosity well-fed))))

  10. Yeah Lifestyle

    The learning library sounds like a wonderful place for kids to explore and learn to read. We have always encouraged our kids to read from a young age and feel that this is an important habit

  11. Mischelle

    My kids always reading learning more math she love to art

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