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Oxford Learning: How to Encourage Good Reading Habits in Kids

Try these 10 easy tips to encourage good reading habits in your child. 

Link: Oxford Learning

Reading Eggs: The Five Finger Rule: How to Find ‘Just Right’ Books for Your Child

It’s important to encourage your child to read from an early age.  One of the best ways to nurture their early interest in reading is to make sure the books they read on their own are suitable.  Helping your child to find ‘just right’ books can be simple using the five-finger rule. 

Link: Reading Eggs

Reading Rockets: 25 Activities for Reading and Writing Fun

Doing activities with your children allows you to promote their reading and writing skills while having fun at the same time. These activities for pre-readers, beginning readers, and older readers include what you need and what to do for each one. 

Link: Reading Rockets