March is National Reading Month- Tips to Share With Parents

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March is National Reading Month


This is great month to incorporate family engagement with reading since March is National Reading Month.  You can share these tips with families.

  • Read Aloud - as kids are growing up, making reading aloud part of your daily routine.
  • Encourage interaction - When reading to your child, pause every now and then to ask questions about the story, wonder aloud about alternate endings or propose new character names.
  • Take a field trip to the library weekly - make weekly trips to the library to find fun books. Let them follow their interests. Check with your local library for activities to promote reading.
  • Introduce your own childhood favorites - Remember those timeless classics your couldn't get enough of as a kid? Your excitement for those old beloved stories are sure to rub off on your child.