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Thursday, September 08, 2011

Hooked on Books!

Now that Katy is in kindergarten, reading time is going to be even more important. While I have done reading activities using some of the suggestions below, this article gave me even more ideas to use when reading at home.
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Originally published: August 23, 2011 11:25 AM

Updated: September 6, 2011 8:41 AM

As a parent, you strive
to help your children succeed in school, and that often means encouraging them to do their homework and study for tests. But one of the most important things you can do for your child's development is to read together.
1. Incorporate technology
2. Share your favorite children's book
3. Be silly
4. Make a game of it
5. Participate in story time
6. Set a good example
7. Get comfy
8. Store books where you store toys
9. Take turns reading
10. Schedule daily family reading time
11. Join a kids book club
12. Start a family book club
13. Let your child run the show
14. Use books as a reward
15. Go for non-fiction books
16. Read a book, watch the movie
17. Don't limit reading to fiction
18. Build a playlist
19. Find topics your kids love
20. Let your child be the author
21. Check it off
22. Choose your own adventure
23. Quiz your kids
24. Act it out
25. Make books easily accessible

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