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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 / 02.11.2018

(Head to the bottom of this post for your free printable family reading journal.) Getting reluctant readers 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 reluctant 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 reluctant reader without forcing them to read.  I have combined this with ideas that will...

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...