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.

5 Benefits of Teaching Your Child to Read

alphabet magnets showing the word reading.

Are there benefits of teaching your child to read? There are both advocates and opponents of early childhood reading. Many experts argue that young children are not developmentally ready to learn reading, and pushing them to learn reading at a…

5 Steps to Raising An Early Reader

Are you wondering how to raise an early reader? There are ways that you as the parent of your child can use to encourage early reading. You don’t have to wait till your child is a toddler or preschooler. You…

Toddler Learning ABC the Fun Way!

Alphabet on chalkboard

If you’re interested to introduce your toddler to the alphabet, I’m going to share with you the various ways I introduced my son to the alphabet after he turned one. Through constant exposure to the alphabet in different formats since…

Important Key to Teaching a Toddler to Read

Patience signboard

Before I started teaching Kaden to read, I was given a rather long “prep talk” in the introductory section of our selected reading program. If I brought something away from that reading session, it’s about… having patience. The author sort…

Preschool Reading Activities – 3 Fun Ideas

Books that I read to my toddler son.

Toddlers and young children learn through play. So why not incorporate some toddler pre-reading activities into their normal daily playtime? I am going to show you some of the preschool reading activities I’ve engaged my son in, before we started…