• Idea's to help your child at school:

    • Make Learning Fun!
    • Read together every day

      Read to your child every day. Make this a warm and loving time when the two of you can cuddle close.

      • Reading to your child is vital to development. Just by reading 20 mins a day with your child will help your child in all areas of their life. Be sure to make time for reading with your child. Here are some tips that can help!

      Give everything a name

      Build your child's vocabulary by talking about interesting words and objects. For example, "Look at that airplane! Those are the wings of the plane. Why do you think they are called wings?"

      Say how much you enjoy reading

      Tell your child how much you enjoy reading with him or her. Talk about "story time" as the favorite part of your day.

      Read with fun in your voice

      Read to your child with humor and expression. Use different voices. Ham it up!

      Know when to stop

      Put the book away for awhile if your child loses interest or is having trouble paying attention.

      Be interactive

      Discuss what's happening in the book, point out things on the page, and ask questions.

      Read it again and again

      Go ahead and read your child's favorite book for the 100th time!

      Talk about writing, too

      Mention to your child how we read from left to right and how words are separated by spaces.

      Point out print everywhere

      Talk about the written words you see in the world around you. Ask your child to find a new word on each outing.Reading to your child is vital to development. Just by reading 20 mins a day with your child will help your child in all areas of their life. Be sure to make time for reading with your child. Here are some tips that can help!