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Teaching Reading Skills at Home

May 05, 2020

Nothing is more invaluable to a child’s young life than fostering a love for reading. However, reading can be a challenging skill for most young ones to master. Fortunately, with a little dedication on your part and plenty of personalized children’s books, you can make it a little easier for your child to realize why reading is so great. Here are three things to keep in mind if you’re looking to promote better reading habits at home:

Practice Makes Perfect

It takes plenty of practice to learn how to read. Encourage your child to read whatever words they can and help them with the words they don’t know yet. Make sure to also add in some alphabet work as you go.

Pick Out Fun Reads

It’s important to remember that a child needs to be interested or entertained by what they’re reading. While you can and should visit the library, you should also invest in personalized books that will capture your child’s attention, as they are the star of the story.

Dedicate Your Time

You need to devote time at home to help your child improve their reading skills and comprehension. Time at school or daycare is invaluable, but your young one is still at a point in their life where they trust you to guide them on their life’s journey.

With these things in mind, you’re well on your way to helping your child improve their reading skills at home. If you need any other advice or information about purchasing personalized children’s books, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team at First Time Books.


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