Reading takes children into worlds that they may never have the opportunity to explore in reality. Learning to read gives children the skills to be lifelong readers and learners.
An article from Common Sense Media titled, "How to Raise a Reader," gives some valuable insights on strategies to use in nurturing the love of reading for a lifetime.
What do you think of these tips? Are there others you would add to the list in this article?
Common Sense Media also has published the following guide for reading suggestions for children of all ages:
|Book Recommendations for All Ages|
|Our editors have gathered some of their favorite book lists, as well as the best websites, apps, and games for building your kids' reading skills. So whether you're on the go or cuddled up on the couch, start here to make reading fun and engaging.|
This is a wonderful submission to the discussion board! I like the suggestions (and am attaching something I prepared a while back that is similar but different enough that it may grab someone i a different way), and love the book recommendations.
Help your child love to read.
Reading is at the core of success in school and certainly contributes toward being successful in life. Follow these simple tips to help your child develop a love for reading.
Help your child become a lifelong learner!
Life can be a journey of learning. Follow these tips to your child develop habits that strengthen his ability to be a successful learner and enjoy process along the way.
Remember, you are growing an independent person who will someday be able to say “I
did it all by myself.”
I'm glad you liked the tips in the article and have shared your own suggestions for being a lifelong reader and a lifelong learner. I think both are important and instilling the love of reading and learning in children at a young age helps them mature with that attitude as they grow older.
Thanks for your contribution to the discussion.