How can we foster a love for reading in our kids? With this Coronavirus quarantine still in full effect, there is no better time than the present to start getting intentional about incorporating reading into your family’s routine. But how do we do that without making reading seem like a drag?
Today, our guest, Lady Smith, owner of The Snail on the Wall Bookstore, is going to give us tips on how we can encourage our kids to view reading as a fun activity, not just a boring assignment that’s forced upon them. Listen in as she explains why reading is crucial for all ages and how you can actually make storytime happen in your own home.
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Links to Books Discussed:
- How to Raise a Reader, by Pamela Paul and Maria Russo
- Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Eric Carle
- Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, by Bill Martin Jr.
- Press Here, by Herve Tullet
- Noah’s Ark, by Peter Spier
- Pat the Bunny, by Dorothy Kunhardt
- Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, by Mo Willems
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid, by Jeff Kinney
- Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, by Chris Grabenstein
- Hidden Figures young readers edition, by Margot Lee Shetterly
- Boys in the Boat young readers adaptation, by Daniel James Brown
- My Life with Bob, by Pamela Paul