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    Make Reading a Habit at Home   Reading_clipart : Illustration of a Family Reading a Book Together Stock Photo

     

    Research shows that children who read for just 20 minutes a day perform better in school. Here are some great ways to get your child reading!

     

    ·      Set Aside a Special Reading Time

    ·      Share the Book – Sit close and let your child turn the pages

    ·      Have older siblings read to younger siblings

    ·      Connect to Books – Make connections to real life whenever possible

    ·      Talk About the Book – Discuss the books as you read

    ·      Fill Your Home with Reading Materials (books, magazines, cookbooks, etc.)

    ·      Get Caught Reading Yourself

    ·      Repeat Favorites - Keep favorite books around to reread

Last Modified on May 29, 2013