Growing Readers Column: Learning to Love Reading and Writing
Did you know that you could boost your child’s intelligence, confidence, and social-emotional skills by ensuring that reading books is a part of their day-to-day life?
In our Growing Readers column, Lizzie Mussoline, M. Ed. provides terrific tips to help improve and grow literacy skills. Reading and writing every day can make a massive difference to a child’s success at school and in life. In each article, there are so many fun, easy, and organic tips and tricks to help parents and caregivers weave a little reading and writing practice into the day. You can adapt these ideas easily to any age and grade level. Follow along and be prepared to have an excited and motivated reader on your hands.
Check out the following articles to get started:
If you try out any of the Growing Readers tips and tricks, we’d love you to share your thoughts. We’d love to hear about your literacy woahs, triumphs, and hardships. Let us know how we can help. You can find us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook with #thechildrensbookreview. Read on, fearless readers!
Tips For Improving Your Child's Reading And writing Skills
Set new reading goals for a new year! It’s always a good idea to get back to daily habits that may have slipped during the busier times of the year.
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Following are just a few of the books that have come highly recommended and will help spark powerful conversations with the young and old readers in your lives.
While all reading is excellent and beneficial, there may come a time when you feel the need to encourage your child to pick up a different genre.
Book clubs can easily be adapted for different ages and stages. Read on to see our tips for starting the best kids’ book club ever for younger and older kids.
Reading aloud to children is incredibly beneficial. Here are a few fun ways to encourage your child to practice reading aloud.
Here are some ideas to start and keep a writing journal. Luckily, reading and writing skills can be interwoven in enjoyable, easy, and organic ways!