Thursday, 17 March 2011

How to Improve Reading Skills in Children?

Learning to read is an amazing goal in a child’s life. Like speaking it doesn’t come naturally. Now a days children lack the habit of reading because they always depend on video game and television for their time pass. Making children to read will help them in their education and in future.Parents have an important role in making their children to read. Parents should actively involve while your child is reading.
Children with poor reading skill may often
a. Will have low self esteem
b. Will have difficulty in completing homework, assignments etc.
c. Will receive poor grades
d. Will be having physical illness due to stress
Here are some parent tested tips for helping your child to develop a love for reading
Read to your kids and with kids: Make a habit of reading with your kids and listening what they are reading . so that you can make them correct while they are wrong. Be patient if they make same mistake again and again make the correct by lovely approach. Make them to choose the book which are favorite to them even if they have read it many times before. Parents should actively participate while they are reading.
Make your kid to read everyday: Make reading as a part of each day whether it can be at bedtime. Make them to read stories so that it may be interesting to them. And make sure that your child has a library card.
Teach your kid about sound awareness : Make posters of alphabet and you should sound them about each alphabet . Point them “S” and tell a snake make “s ” sound like that give them examples.
Collect books like work books and activity books for children. While you are working or doing some other task make them to do the activities in the book. Don’t make them in front of television or video game to waste time. Make them color or do some other activities in their favorite book.
Make them to read posters or advertisements . And introduce them new words . And encourage them while they are reading new words . So that they will try always to read new words.