Reading has a number of benefits, including some that you might not expect. What can science tell us about the ways in which reading can make us a better person?
Improve comprehension and reading stamina with the three ways to read a book: read the pictures, read the words, or reread.
Help your child choose a ‘good fit’ book to read independently. This is a skill that takes practice. Use these ideas to guide them!
During my eleven years in the classroom, I encountered all sorts of readers. One of the common themes I noticed with those who loved books was many of them were reading a book series: Wings of Fire, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Magic Tree House for example. They were caught up in telling me about their favorite characters from a… Read More
Fairy Tales are magical. That’s what we love about a story; something that draws us in and allows us to escape reality. When we’re little, these stories excite our creative minds and we retell them in our make-believe play. Offer your kids a fairy tale, and they are likely to find joy in reading. Fairy tales are children’s stories that… Read More
A great way to change up reading time with your kids is to incorporate food or activities to go along with it. This simple practice will help to make the experience more magical, as well as encourage them to make some personal connections with the story. Why not try a little poetry tea time! We have enjoyed this practice with… Read More