How To Encourage Kids To Read & Write Every Day

National Literacy Trust provides tips to parents to develop children's reading skills

National Literacy Trust provides tips to parents to develop children's reading skills

Helping a child to develop their reading skills and love literacy is a real challenge, but it’s also one of the biggest and most rewarding responsibilities of parents. Reading opens a child’s eyes to the world around them, opens their imagination to worlds they have never experienced, and reveals opportunities for them that are so often closed to people that struggle to read and write.

There are many different barriers to literacy; poverty and gender inequality may stop people from being given the opportunity to learn, while geography – simply living too far from local schools or libraries – makes it too difficult for many to reach the resources that are available.

Don’t make time a barrier for your child.

To help parents develop the reading skills of their children – and make it fun – we’ve worked with the National Literacy Trust to provide tips on how to create new ways to encourage children to read everyday.

Board Games help develop reading skills.

Playing board games can be great for your child’s literacy and communication skills.
 

Playing board games is a great way to practice communication skills

Playing board games is a great way to practice communication skills
 

Writing letters to friends and relatives is an amazing way for your child to practice their writing and spelling.

Writing letters to friends and relatives is an amazing way for your child to practice their writing and spelling.

Project Literacy is committed to making sure that by 2030 no child is born at risk of not being able to learn to read and write. Working with over 90 partner charities and organizations, we’re working directly with people all over the world to develop the skills they need to read and write, helping them to build opportunity and making the most of the world around them.

National Literacy Trust works to improve literacy in the UK's most disadvantaged communities


Find more tips and resources to help build children's literacy, as well as learn about the work National Literacy Trust is doing to improve access to and impact of literacy in some of the UK's most disadvantaged communities.
Visit them at:

www.literacytrust.org.uk

20 Feb 2017 - 18:25

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