By talking to lots of parents we’ve discovered what your biggest concerns are about
helping your children with reading.
Using our knowledge of how children learn and what works best for families, we’ve
put together some top tips to help you support your child at different stages.
But first, here are some general tips to get you started …
Be a model reader – It is important
that your child sees YOU reading books, newspapers, magazines and other materials
on a regular basis.
Fill your house with books – Having
lots of reading materials around helps your child to see how important and enjoyable
Join the local library-It’s a great
way to meet people, have fun and share books. Encourage your child to choose their
own book – this will help to develop their individual interests.
Fun, enjoyable, rewarding, difficult,
Helping your child learn to read can be all of these things.