Category: Tips & Ideas

A collection of tips and ideas that I’ve used or I think would help parents in teaching their toddlers or preschoolers to read at home.

10 Ways to Get Your Preschooler to Read

While children usually love to read, there can be times when your child may show little interest. This is not a reflection on any parenting skills because most preschoolers will sometimes balk at reading. For Kaden, he showed an interest…

10 Ways to Get Your Toddler to Read

A cute little girl sitting on a couch.

By following a few tips, you can easily get your toddler to read. Most of these are simple games or reading activities you can carry out with your child any time of the day, when you two have some free…

Your Baby Can Read? Maybe Not.

A mother reading a yellow book with her baby boy.

Nearly a week ago I came upon an online news posted at USNEWS.com under their HealthDay News titled “Despite Media Companies’ Claims, Your Baby Can’t Learn to Read: Study”. The news title immediately caught my attention. After all, I did…

3 Obvious Clues that a Child is Reading

Kaden reading his take home reader from his pre-nursery class.

Kaden turned 3 years old over a week ago and we’ve been on our self-paced reading program for 9 months now. Wow, how time flies and bit by bit we’ve been making progress. Yay! We’ve finally completed his reading program…

Is Your Toddler Ready to Learn Reading?

Adorable toddler boy reading an alphabet book.

Is your toddler ready to learn reading? Perhaps this is a question that has been floating in your mind lately. I started teaching my toddler son Kaden to read when he was 2 years and 3 months old. He’s one…