Let’s face it, reading opens the door to adventures and learning. Taking the time to read to children is not only a great bonding experience that you can both enjoy together, it is also a great way to inspire your child to love reading. I have a rule. Whenever, my son asks me to read him a book, I read it. No matter if I am busy or tired. I know he will only be asking me that for so long and so I make time and I savor it. He loves to read and so does his sister. She has already stopped asking me to read. Now I ask her, if I can read to her! I enjoy getting a peek into her books. She is a voracious reader and I think it is because I have been reading to her since she was a tiny baby. So, encourage kids to read more this summer and start by reading to them!
How To Encourage Kids To Read
This post is sponsored by RainbowLeaf Books on a mission to spread joy, one page after the other! RainbowLeaf Books encourages kids and adults to read together and alone. Their kids books teach important values of life through simple, sweet illustrated books. Reading together is a great way to encourage kids to love to read and to begin to recognize sight words. After kids become proficient readers, reading together still continues to encourage the love and joy in reading.
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Do you encourage kids to read more as part of their fun summer activities? How do you encourage kids to read? Do you do nightly bedtime stories? Have you read A Very Squeaky Mystery with your child?