How To Raise A Reader? 6 Tips For Parents
There is always a success story behind every bright reader. If you want your child to be a book lover and good reader then you must take the charge to make it happen from day one. Some tips that can help you to raise the little reader specially for preschooler are as follow:
1. Offer Choices To The Toddler
If you have different collection of books like alphabetical, numerical, opposites or story based ones, than let them choose the book of their interest .This activity not only make them self confident but increases their interest towards the books.
2. Make Connection
When your preschooler is ready to learn the alphabets or number, help him to make the “link” between the letter and objects like you can pick any object from the daily essential s and make it connects with the alphabets for examples “ S FOR SPOON” ,” B FOR BOWL” AND” I HAVE 3 BOOKS” etc,
3. Show Words In Action
This activity should be done by the parents more often. The next time you go garden, park, market or grocery shopping than point out the words on different things like milk, clothes, flower and building etc.
4. Be Expressive
Whenever you read a book, create distinctive voices for the specific character and use sound effect to make the reading section more in interesting.
5. Give Them A Role
As it’s a natural tendency of children to mimic the voices or words. Make use of this habit of them and ask different questions in between the story to make it more connecting like when you say “LION, pause and give them the nod to say “ ROAR”.
6. Start Reading From Day One.
As we all know very well that there is no age of learning so start reading for infants from day one. The more early you connected with them , the more early they understand the basics. Another important thing that should be taken in to consideration is,” don’t wait for bedtime’. Ease in to your morning routine with a wake-up story, or bring out some picture books after evening snacks.
Also read: The Modern Rules of Reading to Your Child
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