How to Encourage Kids to Read


Your children maybe at home during this coronavirus pandemic – this is an ideal time to encourage reading at home to prevent falling off schedule. The summer slide may well have started a few months earlier than normal with schools closed.

Here are some tips to make reading fun:

  • Set reading goals.
  • Get families involved.
  • Create a reading log.
  • Check the local public libraries – they also have downloadable audiobooks
  • Stories online read by famous actors.
  • Check out ReadWriteThink.
  • Set an example – let your kids see you read to.
  • Have suitable reading material available.

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Teenagers and reading

Getting your kids to love reading

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