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The benefits of reading bedtime stories

As well as helping children relax, reading them a bedtime story boosts their learning and improves bonding with parents. Lisa Salmon finds out more.

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Research shows that reading books makes children happier than screen time

Research shows that reading books makes children happier than screen time

Research shows that reading books makes children happier than screen time

Finding the time to read a bedtime story to a child has huge benefits - both for the child and the person doing the reading.

Not only does it encourage children to relax but it can become an important bonding experience.

On average, six out of ten parents read to their children every night.


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