Step One: Start Reading Early.
It’s never too early to start reading to kids, although you might want to wait until they’ve been born…
Even though they can’t talk yet, babies like the sound of voices, and at some point they’ll start to make sense of the words.
And don’t stop when they learn to read by themselves. Share the books they like to read and read the ones that are still out of their grasp.
I read to my kids right up until they reached the senior elementary grades, and after a long teenage pause, they began reading voraciously again.
See all 10 kid-literacy steps on YouTube.
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