Do men or women buy more books for their children? : Survey
Kids love big books and they can’t lie!
A survey conducted by OnePoll for savings books found that both parents and children enjoy reading.
In the research, 2,000 parents of young school-aged children were asked about their reading habits.
Half of the parents indicated that they bought books for their child once or a few times a month.
It was also found that fathers are more likely than mothers to buy books for their children (54% vs. 44%).
Parents were happy to share their favorite childhood books with their kids (58%) and Gen Z moms and dads in particular love showing their kids their favorite books more than any other age group (76 %).
The average literature lover has about 26 books, 21 of which are of their choice. About 6% of the average child’s enlightened collection is school reading material.
Three in four parents (76%) said their children were looking forward to buying more novels. On average, a parent and child each spend about five hours a week reading.
Popular genres that young people love to devour are adventure (32%), fantasy (27%), fiction (27%) and mystery (27%).
“There are many ways parents and educators can continue to nurture a child’s love of reading over the years, from reading aloud together to allowing children to bring their stories to life. favorites by drawing them or playing them,” a ThriftBooks spokesperson said. South West News Service Talkative search.
They continued, “Any kind of books can easily become a teaching tool. By considering children’s reading preferences, educators can create a strong library inside and outside the classroom to transform students from readers to book lovers. »
Parents use several sources to find good book recommendations. Friends and family came in at 32%, while reading sites such as Goodreads and Book Riot were at 30%. Twenty-eight percent turned to online searches to discover new reads.
The survey also asked children if they were inspired to become authors because of their passion for books. About 68% agreed with this statement.
Seven out of 10 parents think their children are more creative than they were at their age, with books being a big part of that idea.
More than half (55%) of parents think their child can grow up to have a career in a creative field. Other outlets that children use to develop their creativity are drawing (37%) and writing (32%).
More than a quarter (26%) of parents also want to inspire their child to read more informative books.
CHILDREN’S FAVORITE BOOKS, ACCORDING TO PARENTS
- “Dragon Hoops” by Gene Luen Yan
- “The beauty and the Beast”
- Bible stories
- Disney’s “Frozen” Collection
- “I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast” by Michael Holland
- Books by Judy Blume
- “The Babysitters Club” by Ann M. Martin
- poetry books
- The “Wings of Fire” series by Tui T. Sutherland