Simple Tips to Encourage Reading at Home with your Kids

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Reading is important! Parents, take note ! You can do much to help develop this skill with your child. These simple tips can help your child master the skill of reading:

  • Set a good example – make sure your child sees you read.
  • Encourage your child to read.
  • Spend the time listening to your child read.
  • “Teachable moments” even when out shopping or driving around town – have your child read labels and street signs as you go about your day.
  • Follow a recipe together, encouraging your child to read along with you.
  • Join the local library and check out books each week.
  • Work closely with your child’s teacher to find out how you can help your child at home.
  • Spend time reading to your child.
  • Have reading materials at home for your child to read.
  • Dialogue with your child as you read together, discussing the story book.
  • Give your child a book as a treat or reward.
  • Set aside a particular time of the day to read with your child – turn off the TV and spend quality time together.
  • Put down your phone – do not let calls or texts distract you.
  • Encourage your child to sound out words if they are stuck, do not make fun of them if they struggle with words  or laugh at them as they read.
  • If necessary help your child with hard words.

To help encourage child read a reward chart can help. This will help monitor their progress. Love this article? Share it with your friends on Facebook.

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