Getting your child ready for settling into the classroom again this year is both exciting yet daunting! To get them prepared for learning and positive about getting back into their subjects, personalized children’s books are great for helping them along the way. With so many benefits for their development and learning, they’ll be ready to take on another school year with their own special book in their hands. Here are some benefits of personalized books!
They Keep Children Engaged in Reading
As we all know, children can get easily distracted, especially in the age of smartphones and tablets! Keeping them engaged in the book they’re reading can sometimes be a challenge, which is why personalized books are great when trying to keep their focus. With their name on the cover and throughout the story, your little one will always be keeping an eye out for their name to appear on the pages! Searching for their own name acts as an extra challenge alongside the story, giving them something else to keep them amused. This keeps their focus on the story and encourages them to keep reading along!
Since reading has so many benefits for children’s development, especially with learning language and literacy skills, your child will be really making the most out of their reading when they are kept focused on their story!
They Give Children Confidence
With children starting new grades, they can sometimes feel nervous about going back to school and beginning a new class. Personalized books are perfect for giving children a little confidence boost that will make them prepared to take on new challenges at school! With your child written into the story, they are essentially the ‘star’ of the book, and they get to see how their character navigates the story. They imagine themselves embarking on new and exciting adventures, making them believe they can really achieve anything!
They Broaden Children’s Understanding of Emotion
One of the important lessons school teaches little ones is how to interact with others and socialize with classmates. Personalized books are perfect for preparing children for socializing back in the classroom, as they help them understand different emotions. Since the child acts as a main character in the story, they have a deeper connection with the other characters in the book, overcoming problems and going on an adventure together! This helps children have a better understanding of how the other characters feel in the book and can learn how to react to certain emotions.
They Widen Children’s Imagination
Books are filled with magical worlds and adventure in settings very different from real life, letting children use their imagination to transport them to a new place. Personalized books in particular are perfect for helping children develop their imagination since they are directly involved in the story! Seeing their name crop up throughout the book helps children to imagine themselves more strongly in the setting of the book, taking on the role of the main character. Widening imagination is important for children’s creative thinking, which is important in a wide range of school subjects!
They Make Fantastic Unique Gifts!
As well as benefiting their learning, personalized books make great gifts for little ones! If you’re looking for something special to give a child to celebrate the start of the new school year, then a personalized book is ideal. Personalized books show that you’ve created something especially for the child, and you’ll get to see their eyes light up when they see their name on the cover. They’ll come back to read their special book time and time again, and even when they have outgrown their story, their book can remain to be a sentimental keepsake they treasure forever!
Disclaimer: I have teamed up with In The Book in support of this campaign. We received compensation for participation in this campaign. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own.