are some helpful hints to get your child reading on
a regular basis.
a small basket filled with joke books, magazines,
short stories, books of questions and answers, and
books like Ripley’s Believe It or
in each bathroom of your house.
15 - 30 minutes in bed before turning off the lights
is not only a great habit to develop but relaxes
children so they fall asleep easier.
need lots of books that are "easy" or
age-appropiate. No one wants to struggle through
a book when they
are reading for pleasure!
your children to the bookstores regularly.
Make visiting bookstores your family recreation
part of your “family culture”.
Get books on many subjects and make them accessible
children at all times.
bookstores, Salvation Army stores, Value Villages,
yard sales and Book Events are the best places to
find inexpensive books.
it comes to teaching some “boring stuff”,
like Math, Phonics and Grammar, a car is often
the best place. Kids in car seats have nothing
to do than to pay attention and work out abstract
ask questions on a given subject to raise your
interest or inspire their curiosity before
teaching something new.
is reading important in
is more important today than it ever was — it
is crucial to being an informed citizen, to succeed
in one's chosen career, and to personal fulfillment.
who read well do better in other subjects and in all
aspects of schooling and beyond. As the world becomes
more complex, reading is increasingly important for
children trying to find their place in it.