10 Tips For Getting Your Munchkin Hooked on Books
Everyone has their own reason for falling in love with reading - could be one great book, a single teacher or a burning question. You can be the reason your little one loves to read. Get started today with these 10 tips from Common Sense Media.
Read aloud. This comes naturally to lots of new parents, but it's important to keep it up. Kids will enjoy it longer than you think.
Savor the series. It's common for kids to become book lovers for life after getting hooked on a series.
Feed the favorite-author addiction. Once your kids find a writer they love, they may want to read all of his or her books
Count on the classics. Classic books entertain generation after generation
Celebrate interests. Find books about the things your child loves.
Funny is fine. Comics too!
Make reading a family value. Take your kids to the library once a week or once a month to get new books, make regular outings to your local bookstore
Fit reading into your family lifestyle. Set aside time for reading only -- turning off the TV, computer, and cell phone