Learning How to Read: 10 Ways to Help a Reluctant Reader
Tricks to encourage a kid who thinks learning how to read is too boring or hard. Excerpted from Book Love: Help Your Child Grow from Reluctant to Enthusiastic Reader
I remember when my now 10-year-old didn’t like books. And when my now 7-year-old didn’t want to read. She’d happily listen to a story, but reading on her own? Not so much.
Guess what my favorite activity is? Reading. And I’m an elementary school teacher. How could my kids not like reading?
Each of my kids disliked reading for different reasons, so for your own child, the solution might not be a one-size-fits-all approach. Read on for 10 clever, easy tricks that might just turn your kid on to reading.