Read It Don’t Weep: How to Get Kids Excited About Books This Summer


Summer is a freeing time for most kids. You’re probably already sick of hearing “I’m bored” over and over. There’s plenty of time to run through the sprinklers, go camping, and stay up late playing board games. But if you’re a parent who wants your child to retain the reading skills that they’ve built throughout the school year, you need to figure out how to get them to continue reading throughout the summer, so here are a few tips that you can try with your child.

Go to Library Events

Your local public library likely puts on extra events during the summer to help kids stay engaged and entertained. Find activities that are related to reading or Storytime to help your child become more interested in reading. For instance, find out if there are any events that focus on a book that would be the appropriate reading level for your child. Going to the library and being surrounded by books is a great way to make reading fun. Specially if you yourself get books and share the joy of reading. Many libraries have books by interests so you can see what book serves as an anchor to your childs unique needs. If your kid is obsessed with unicorns, fashion, or Pokemon, find books with those interests to reach a gap between their interests and reading. 
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How to Create a Love for Reading in Your Children


Reading is a pastime that can enrich people for life. It can also be extremely engaging and enjoyable. If you want your kids to be passionate readers forever, it can help to start them with the hobby while they’re young. Thankfully, there are all sorts of things you can do to encourage your little ones to love picking up books of all kinds.

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How 10 Minutes a Day Can Develop Your Child’s Reading Skills

This sponsored post is brought to you by The Ucan Group and coordinated by Wendy’s Bloggers.

Before age six, children have an enormous capacity for learning, yet many of them struggle to learn while others come by it so easily. It’s something that baffles many parents. It can seem daunting, but the good news is that all a parent needs is a little help to get their kids on track.

How 10 Minutes a Day Can Develop Your Child’s Reading Skills

With step-by-step, guided instruction from Ucan Courses, you can give your child the advantage of a lifetime. This proven method for teaching your child to read by first grade is getting attention. It gives kids a running start, boosts confidence, and eliminates that overwhelming feeling so many have on the first day of school. Importantly, it puts the parent in the driver’s seat: All you need is 10 minutes a day for 15 days!

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How Busy Women Can Get All Their Reading In

Growing up, many women have heard that reading is fundamental. Usually, it’s within the context of someone who failed to read and paid the consequences. However, reading is fundamental to the expansion of the mind. To challenge the brain and get more mental stimulation, a woman should commit to the practice of daily reading. Furthermore, as more ladies are climbing the corporate ladder and becoming dominant forces in the workforce, it’s crucial to remember that leaders are readers. To be able to govern a space and manage its growth well, a woman needs to be well-read and informed. It might seem like an impossible task for the busy woman. However, with the intention and the implementation of these tips, any busy woman can get all of her reading in. If you’re a woman who struggles to find the time to get your personal reading in, consider these strategies.
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Learn To Read Online with Reading Eggs

Reading has always been challenging for my two youngest children.  I am getting ready to try an online reading program called Reading Eggs.  I wanted to share it with you guys because right now they are offering a free five-week trial offer. You don’t have to submit a credit card to take advantage of this offer.  This is exciting because I have heard rave reviews of this program!  Good now through 9/30/13.

The Reading Eggs program was developed by a highly experienced team of teachers, educational writers, animators and web developers.  The program is designed for children aged 3 through 12.  They even have apps for learning how to read on mobile devices!  Parents, grandparents and/or teachers are welcome to join the free trial offer.  If your child or a child you know struggles in reading, give it a try.  What do you have to lose?