Bedtime reading: Book V Kindle, which?

Bedtime reading: Book V Kindle, which?

Despite our toddlers being part of the i-generation, a new survey reveals that 70% of parents in the UK who read to their children, still prefer to use books rather than electronic devices such as Kindles and iPads.

925

Despite our toddlers being part of the i-generation, a new survey reveals that 70% of parents in the UK who read to their children, still prefer to use books rather than electronic devices such as Kindles and iPads.

In a survey of 1,500 parents of pre-schoolers, by Talking Tots, the UK's fastest-growing toddler activity group, it was revealed that only 5% of parents use a device all of the time, although 24% use it occasionally.

The survey also revealed these findings:


- 98% of parents read to their children.
- 85% encourage their children to join in by turning pages and making noises.
- the most popular places for parents to read with their children are tucked up in bed or snuggled on the sofa.
- over half of parents like to join in with the fun and act out the characters.

The survey was conducted in 2013.

Do you prefer a book to read to your little ones? Or do you find yourself reaching for the Kindle or iPad? Tell us what you think on Facebook or via Twitter.

RELATED ARTICLES

Related Articles

Dress up for World Book Day
Toddlers
Dress up for World Book Day
Dress up for World Book Day Dress up and donate for libraries in Africa this...
Bedtime reading with Sally Phillips
Toddlers
Bedtime reading with Sally Phillips
Bedtime reading with Sally Phillips Comedy actress and mum to three boys,...
9 must-read books before they're 5
Toddlers
9 must-read books before they're 5
9 must-read books before they're 5 It's never too early to introduce your...
Book the time to read with your tot
Toddlers
Book the time to read with your tot
Book the time to read with your tot Nicole Walker of Bookstart shares the...

email block

baby-s-first-christmas-gift-ideasBaby

Baby's first Christmas gift ideas

Christmas is a special time for parents and their newborn's, which can make choosing the perfect present tricky. From baby's...
how-to-explain-death-to-your-toddlerToddlers

How to explain death to your toddler?

It can be difficult to explain the death of a relative or loved one to a small child. Here's some...
national-day-nurseries-association-and-clangers-launch-kindness-with-the-clangersParenting

National Day Nurseries Association and Clangers launch ‘Kindness with the Clangers’

National Day Nurseries Association and Clangers launch ‘Kindness with the Clangers’, a five-week series of fun and educational activities...
win-super-cute-baby-sensory-toys-with-the-sophie-la-giraffe-gift-set-worth-65Win

Win super cute baby sensory toys with the Sophie La Girafe gift set worth £65!

Win a cute sensory development toy for your baby by entering our competition for your chance to win a Sophie...
win-a-year-s-supply-of-tea-worth-1-500Win

Win a year's supply of tea worth £1,500

Here's you chance to win a year's supply of 'super teas' from We Are Tea