Give your child time to work out words. 5-10 seconds is reasonable.
Don’t forget to fill in your Kluwell My Home Reading journals. Encourage your child to create a face to show how they felt about their reading.
Think of positive strategies when correcting mistakes and commenting on your child’s reading.
Show children HOW to look after books.
Encourage your child to draw a picture of their favourite character.
Remember to be seen as a READER YOURSELF.
SHARE your book with a friend.
Talk about the start of the story, what happened by the end of the story, the people in the story, etc.
Parents – ENJOY the material with your child. Let your child know that you ENJOY the time together.
Parents – Encourage your children to make use of public and school libraries.