As a parent, you are aware how crucial reading is to your child’s future. It helps them develop speech and language skills, build vocabulary, stimulates their creativity, and sets them up for later academic success. With all this riding on you, what can you do to foster a life-long love of reading in your child, especially when they have little interest in it? Here are some tips on how you can get your child to fall in love with reading. Read to Your Kids The first and most obvious tip is ... Continue Reading
Tips for fostering a life-long love of reading in your child.
Teach your child to read using music, manipulatives and more.
Nothing impacts a child’s life more than the ability to read. According to UNICEF, the statistics are frightening, "Nearly a billion people will enter the 21st century unable to read a book …." As your child’s first teacher, you are well positioned to give your child the early reading skills he or she needs to succeed in life. This is how I taught my child to read. While I am no expert and am not a teacher, I successfully taught my child to read so that by the time he started preschool, ... Continue Reading