One in ten parents struggles to understand the stories they’re reading to their kids at bedtime. Meanwhile, I just struggle to understand my kid.
One in 10 parents struggle to understand the bedtime stories they read to their children, a survey by adult learning organisation Learndirect has found. Almost a quarter (23%) skip passages they cannot read or invent words to get to the end of a sentence, the poll found. A third of parents also admit to difficulties in helping their children with their maths homework.
Despite the difficulties, the poll found that reading stories is enjoying a renaissance, with 73% of families preferring it to playing in the park or watching TV.
You mean 73% of families SAID they prefer it to watching TV….