Every Wednesday at 4pm, there will be a furry, four-legged friend for your child to read to!
For more information, email Christy: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (970) 532 2757.
Children who read aloud to therapy dogs or shelter cats on a regular basis demonstrate drastic improvement in their reading skills! Animals provide a safe, non-judgmental presence for struggling readers. Sharing books with furry supporters helps children to:
– Sustain concentration and focus
-Maintain a higher level of awareness
-Improve attitudes toward school
-Increase reading comprehension and fluency
-Expand their use of vocabulary and language
-Boost confidence and pride in their reading skills
-Cultivate a higher motivation for reading and learning
-Foster positive social interactions
-Feel more comfortable about learning
-Enjoy the experience of reading