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Reading: How to Help Your Child
Reading programs and resources for your child are in your community or nearby. Find out what's available for your child's age and reading level.
From kindergarten through third grade, kids' ability to read will grow by leaps and bounds. Although teachers provide lots of help, parents continue to play a role in a child's reading life.
Story Time for Preschoolers
Reading aloud to your preschooler is a great way to encourage learning development and to help prepare your child for independent reading down the line.
Here are some tips for on-the-spot storytelling when you hear your child plead, "I'm bored! Please tell me a story."
Toddler Reading Time
Reading to toddlers lays the foundation for their independent reading later on. Here are some tips.
Creating a Reader-Friendly Home
A home filled with reading material is a good way to help kids become enthusiastic readers. Here are some ideas.
Everyday Reading Opportunities
Finding time to read is important to developing literacy skills. And there are many easy and convenient ways to make reading a part of every day.
Helping Kids Enjoy Reading
For many kids, reading doesn't come easily. But these simple steps can help them become eager readers.
This general outline describes the milestones on the road to reading and the ages at which most kids reach them.
Raising a Summer Reader
Help your kids keep their reading skills strong so they're ready for school.
Reading Books to Babies
Reading aloud to your baby stimulates developing senses, and builds listening and memory skills that can help your baby grow up to be a reader.
Dyslexia is a learning disability that makes it hard to learn to read and understand written language. Even kids with average or above-average intelligence can have dyslexia.