Reading stories to young children has a lasting effect as it not only helps them to grow as an individual, but also exposes them to a larger vocabulary, develops an innate sense of understanding, inculcates creativity and stimulates the mind. To help young children develop a love for reading, there is no other better way than reading out loud

World Read Aloud Day is about celebrating the power of reading aloud. It encourages children and adults to grab a book, find an audience and read aloud! The event is now celebrated by over 173 countries. World Read Aloud Day is held annually in the first week of February. This was  the 13th annual World Read Aloud Day. It was created by a non-profit organization called LitWorld with the aim of bringing people and communities together through the power of words.

At The Gaudium the teacher librarians collaborated with other PYP teacher librarians of the country, exchanged video recordings of their  read aloud and shared these with PYP students. The students from grades Nursery to 5 enjoyed watching the read aloud sessions and shared their reflections about the same .


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