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Reading Tips by Age

 

Ages 2-3

  • Designate a special reading area with books for sharing.
  • Choose books with repetitive phrases.
  • Point to different pictures and identify what you see.
  • Encourage your child to "point and say" objects in the pictures.

Ages 4-5

  • Let your child see you reading.
  • Encourage your child to select a favorite book to read.
  • Ask your child questions about the story.
  • Recite or sing nursery rhymes from favorite rhyme collections.

Ages 6-7

  • Keep a good selection of books in your home.
  • Let your child read to you and with you.
  • Talk about the story and how the pictures are part of the story.
  • Stay aware of what your child likes to read.