Home - How to Grow a Bookworm
Join me as I show you great tips, hacks, and advice to help you to support your child's reading, build their self-esteem and get them hooked on books.
home,paged,page-template,page-template-blog-compound,page-template-blog-compound-php,page,page-id-5,paged-2,page-paged-2,woocommerce-no-js,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode-title-hidden,qode_grid_1300,qode-content-sidebar-responsive,columns-4,qode-theme-ver-16.4,qode-theme-bridge,disabled_footer_top,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.4.7,vc_responsive

Inspire Them, Reading, Reading Strategies, Reviews / 06.11.2018

There is a lot of useful information out there about learning to read but it’s often difficult to find or to know how useful it will actually be.  I have found several articles that are aimed at giving information and advice to parents of children who are learning to read. I have listed them here with a short summary of what they cover.   Help Your Child Learn To Read-The BBC This is a basic but very useful article written to introduce the Cbeebies story-time app. The writers talk about the importance...

Inspire Them, Reading, Reading Strategies / 04.11.2018

In this video you will learn about 5 alternatives to hearing your child read and how mixing them up can be a powerful tool to get them hooked. The books I mention in this video are: The Monkey With a Bright Blue Bottom by Steve Smallman and Nick Schon Billy's Bucket by Kes Gray and Garry Parsons. Mix up your normal reading sessions. Read to them.  Read together.  Talk about books or films.  Tell stories. Act out or play a story.  Play memory games with sounds. This is the third video...

Inspire Them, Reading / 02.11.2018

Getting children hooked on books can be a great first step to helping them lose any resistance they have to reading.  There can be many reasons why they are resistant to reading but building up their interest in books is often a great start. In this post I have included ideas that will help you approach reading strategies with a resistant reader without forcing them to read.  I have combined this with ideas that will allow them to see the fun side of reading and build up their interest. If...