Updated: Apr 6, 2022
As the saying goes....
April showers bring May flowers.
Now is the perfect time to shower your child with books!
Step 5 of the Ten Steps to Reading Success Parent Workshop is:
Create a Print Rich Environment
Are you looking for a way to cultivate the reading habit? Here are tips to get started:
Surround your child with books and reading material.
Let your child help decorate a cozy place to read.
Make reading time an enjoyable experience instead of a chore.
Give books as gifts for the holidays and birthdays.
I would love to share more tips and strategies to support your child's literacy skills! Join the next virtual Ten Steps to Reading Success Workshop on April 24 at 4PM/EST. To register, click the button below.
April is also a time to celebrate National Poetry Month. Let your child's creative juices flow! Check out these tips to increase the joy of reading poetry.
Read the poem slowly.
Listen to the rhythm.
Discuss the author's word choice.
Let imagination take over.
MY TOP POETRY/PROSE PICKS
Life Doesn't Frighten Me - Maya Angelou
The Crossover - Kwame Alexander
Hip Hop Speaks to Children - Nikki Giovanni
Brown Girl Dreaming - Jacqueline Woodson
I Am Enough - Grace Byers
Let's grow joyful readers!