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Seeding literacy: Make a reading tree

How you can help at home: In this activity your child records books she has read on a reading tree.

Develop a mental image

How you can help at home: Have your child make a mental image of a passage that has been read aloud.

Accordion book fun

How you can help at home: Make a homemade book with your child and build his reading and writing skills.

Reading wizards

What's better than reading Harry Potter? Visiting the magical world of Hogwarts with a group of friends.

Bait-and-switch symptoms

Worried your child has a learning disability or behavioral problem? Make sure his eyes and ears are tuned in before testing his brain.

Word family flip book

How you can help at home: Have your child create this fun flip book to practice reading.

Act out a script

How you can help at home: Read a script with your child to practice reading skills.

Fun ways to read with your child

You have a big influence on your child when you read together. Learn how to make the most of this special time.

Help! My Child Hates Reading

My son seems to be having difficulty with the transition from phonics (knowing the sounds that letters make) to actually sounding out words. It just has not "clicked yet," and his reading homework easily frustrates him. Homework sessions quickly degenerate into him crying...

Eight Ways to Improve Your Child's Reading This Summer

My third-grade son is reading below grade level. I would like to work with him over the summer to improve his reading skills. Do you have any suggestions?

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