How can I inculcate the habit of reading as a part of her every day life?
How can I make reading more interactive?
Does she really listen when I read to her?
Are the books age appropriate?
For a Pre-reader and a Pre-writer it is important that they develop interest in reading and writing from an early stage. Here is what I do to make reading with my daughter a more interactive experience.
1) The reading nook: We have a small reading nook at our home where she can sit back with a book. She is already starting to recite stories from her recollection of what was read to her and making sense of pictures from the book. This corner also has a LED light which gives proper light for reading. I keep on rotating books every week. More details on my subsequent posts.
I have added some books and list papers at her reading corner. This encourages her to write down or draw what she is reading. Last time we were reading a story, she stopped to make a note of all characters in the story. She didn't even miss the butterflies and the bees in the background.
5) Audio Books: We also listen to audio books of some of our favorite books.
I have surely not answered all questions. It a ongoing process and a journey which I am sharing with you all.
These are just few ways I incorporate reading into our daily lives. How do you do it? Share with me by commenting below or on my Experimenting-Mom facebook page.