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How can I help my child learn to read?

We all want our kids to do well in school and to enjoy learning. And the foundation of this success is reading. To get your children excited about books, try these tactics:

  • Read out loud. Be enthusiastic about story time so that your child becomes interested.
  • Get in character. Use different voices to introduce different characters and try varying your volume.
  • Picture it. Every image can increase your child’s focus. Take time to look at the pictures and ask your child what he or she sees.
  • Answer questions. If your child has a question, take a moment to respond to it. Your child’s curiosity can expand reading time.