I teach university writing and literature courses to millennial students. If they need to learn a new task, like making a mosaic or editing a video, they’re often teaching themselves how to do it. From hairstyles to math equations, there’s a YouTuber who shows them how it’s done.
Our 6 year old recently launched his own channel featuring his reviews of favorite toys and books. He loves to read so choosing a title isn’t that difficult. The difference between a review and read-a-long, however, is more nuanced. But for his target audience, kindergartners, flipping through a few pages may be the best way to persuade younger viewers who love experiencing the book as he’s describing it.
What books you do read with little ones? Which ones do you remember being the titles that you loved as a child?