The tips below offer some fun ways you can help your child
become a happy and confident reader. Resources from www.readingrockets.org.
Reading Tips for Parents of Kindergartners
Play with letters, words, and sounds!
Having fun with language helps your child learn to crack the code of reading.
your child to talk about his day at school. Encourage them to explain something
they did, or a game they played during recess.
Reading Tips for Parents of First Graders
your child lots of opportunities to read aloud. Inspire your young reader to
practice every day!
leave home without it
along a book or magazine any time your child has to wait, such as at a doctor's
office. Always try to fit in reading!
Reading Tips for Parents of Second Graders
ways to read, write, and tell stories together with your child. Always applaud
your young reader and beginning story writer!
love to hear stories about their family. Talk about a funny thing that happened
when you were young.
Reading Tips for Parents of Third Graders
about it, talk about it, and think about it! Find ways for your child to build
understanding, the ultimate goal of learning how to read.
Turn reading into something
special. Take your kids to the library, help them get their own library card,
read with them, and buy them books as gifts. Have a favorite place for books in
your home or, even better, put books