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Inspire Them, Read Aloud Together, Reading / 31.10.2018

In this video you will learn how reading to your children can be a powerful tool to support their own reading and get them hooked. The book I am reading at the end is: The Monkey With a Bright Blue Bottom by Steve Smallman and Nick Schon. Reading to your children and reading with them forms an important part of their development as a reader. This is great even for older children. This is the second video in the series: 6 Ways To Get Your Child Hooked On Reading. This video series...

Reading, Reading Strategies / 29.10.2018

Phonic sounds and words: Learning words and sounds forms an important part of the early stages of reading.  This may be words or sounds that your child is struggling to read or words or sounds that a school has sent home for children to learn them by sight. In this post I have included a few ideas that you can use to help your child learn these words and sounds.   Phonic sounds and words 1: Remembering words that come up regularly If your child can sound out and blend a word...

Books Not Bands, Reading / 28.10.2018

In this video you will learn how independent book choice can begin a fulfilling reading journey. Give children the chance to choose their own books.  Having the opportunity to practice this skill will help them to get better at it. This is the first video in the series: 6 Ways To Get Your Child Hooked On Reading. This video series will tell you everything you need to know to get your child hooked on reading. [embed]https://youtu.be/zHdwnuaYK2c[/embed]...