Want to Know a Secret? There Are Ways to Motivate and Keep Your Child Engaged While Reading!
Helping your child to become motivated and stay engaged while reading is one of the biggest challenges that many parents and caregivers face in this day and time. I know this because I hear this pretty much on a daily basis from my clients, as well as from people I meet who have children who just can’t seem to get interested in books.
In a previous post, I talked about the importance of giving the younger children a firm foundation in reading. Reading is pretty much at the heart of everything we do in life. I also shared with you some of my favorite children’s books. I chose these books based on almost 32 years of teaching experience, and the books I have seen kids read over and over again!
Reading is extremely fundamental. Children need to know how to read successfully, and comprehend what they are reading in order to do just about anything in life. The key is to find books that will inspire them to want to read, without putting the book down in favor of playing games or something else that they may see as “more entertaining!”
In this post, I would love to share with you some children’s books that I think your child will fall in love with! Why? Because my kids absolutely adored them!
So…Your Child is Getting Ready to go into Kindergarten?!
What an exciting time! If you’re reading this right now, I assume that you either have a child who is getting ready to enter kindergarten, or who may already be a kindergarten student. This is an exciting and crucial time for them! As a former kindergarten teacher, I would like to share my thoughts with you on some things children should know before Kindergarten. Continue reading “Things Children Should Know Before Kindergarten”
In a previous post, I explored with you some ways that tablets can actually help younger children learn the abc’s, as well as learn to read! And, who doesn’t want their child to succeed, especially early on? With the technological age that we live in, it seems that more and more kids would rather be reading on an iPad than picking up a book.