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  • Asha @ ZooLab

5 Fun Ways to Celebrate Children’s Book Day

Updated: Mar 4, 2022

It’s no secret that reading is important - it can help us de-stress, build our vocabulary and even strengthen our brain. But did you know that reading can have a positive impact on children’s mental health too?

The current situation has no doubt taken a toll on everyone, and the many young minds who have had much of their formative educational years interrupted are certainly no exception. Right now, parents, carers and teachers need to be doing everything they can to ensure children’s mental wellbeing and development are safeguarded.

Books transport us to new worlds, introduce us to inspiring new characters and show us new perspectives on life -and you’re never too young to start! Here are 5 ways you can celebrate International Children’s Book Day on April 2nd with your children or pupils and encourage them to begin (or continue!) their literary journey.

1) Urge them to read a book they’ve never read before.