reading

My Child Hates to Read! Ten Ways to Get Your Kids Excited About Books

Have a child who would sooner do chores than pick up a book? Relax and rest assured in the knowledge that you are not alone. Reading can be a chore for some kids, but there are ways you can add some enthusiasm and encouragement to your kids to blossom their interest in books. Before you know it, you’ll be turning your “read-a-phobe” into a regular little book worm. » Read more

Eco-Friendly, Design Minded Books That Babies & Toddlers Will Love from Inhabitots

By Inhabitots

Big kids will soon be heading back to school, but they're not the only ones who will benefit from hitting the books. Babies and toddlers can start developing a love of reading from the moment their eyes can focus on a page. » Read more

Get Your Kids Ready to Enjoy the Summer Reading Program at Your Local Library

By Inhabitots

School's out (or almost out!) for summer! Which means your local library's summer reading program is about to begin. » Read more

Raising a Reader

By Donita K. Paul

My children are avid readers. Okay, they’re grown and are not under my supervision any longer. I’m not actively promoting this addiction, ahem, I mean, worthy pursuit. But, the love of reading sprang out of childhood habits. I confess, when I’m asked how did I, as a mom, encourage reading, I’m tempted to shrug my shoulders. » Read more

Phonics Worksheets

Here are some printable worksheets to help your child work on his phonics. Just click on the pictures below and print! » Read more

Easy Reading Worksheets

Use our easy reading worksheets to help your child practice reading words with short vowel sounds. » Read more

Beginning Consonant Sounds Worksheets

Here are some printable worksheets to help your child work on learning her beginning consonant sounds. Just click on the pictures below and print! » Read more

Reading Readiness – Preparing Your Child to Read

One of the most important things you can do for your child is to encourage and prepare him to read. Reading is one of life’s most important skills. Being able to read well will give your child an advantage in school and in life. Moms and dads can do a lot to prepare their children to read. The best thing parents can do to help their children read is to read out loud to them. » Read more