3 Ways To Help Kids Who Struggle With Reading
Tools that help kids to read well.
Reading is the most basic skill of learning any language. It helps you enhance your vocabulary, sentence structure, and much more. Being a language trainer, I observe many people complaining about an understanding of language. When I go deep to know the reason, all I come up with is the lack of reading habit in them. Therefore, start working on your kid’s reading habits from an early age.
“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader” ~ Margaret Fuller
Priorly our education system was not so much focused on developing reading skills among kids. But now we can see that many schools working on it. In this way, kids become good speakers and writers in the future.
If you are also a concerned parent about your kid’s language skills, I would recommend you drag him towards reading. It would help them have a better understanding of the language. But remember not to impose reading; instead, make it a fun activity.
“Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. But it should be offered as a gift” ~ Kate DiCamillo
Here I am sharing with you three significant ways to facilitate your kids struggling with reading.
Know Their Interest
While learning anything, interest matters the most. Most kids are reluctant to reading because of the boring topics and stories. If you want them to like reading and develop the habit, know their interest. Sit with your kid and ask him about the stories he likes to read. After that, provide him with that kind of storybook. It will help to engage him with the book, and he will strive to read more and more.
Do Questioning with Them
Questioning always opens the mind; therefore, ask your child questions whenever he is reading anything. You can ask him to re-tell a story if he has read a storybook, or you can ask him to explain the topic in case he reads an informational text. It will help him read more keenly as he knows that he has to answer somebody. Further, a keen reading will help him acquire new words that will improve vocabulary building.
Read With Your Kids Regularly
Kids follow what they see, so if you want them to help develop reading skills, sit and read with them. It will create an urge to read among your kids. I also used to read daily with my kids when they were in their early ages. We used to spare one hour daily for reading different things according to the interest of my kids. I used to take them to the children’s library to have various books in front of them and quickly choose any. It helped them in becoming pretty good readers in their teenage.
If you are also a concerned parent about your kids’ reading, use these tips and get the desired results in few months.