- Choose books with rhyme, repetition, and simple vocabulary, as well as interesting stories and colorful illustrations. Books help beginning readers develop a lifetime love of reading.
- Point to the words as you read them out loud. Read with expression, and change your voice to imitate characters
- Involve your child in the story by asking him or her to identify and count characters and objects, express his or her opinion, and repeat significant phrases. Your child can also help by selecting the book and turning the pages
- Use props such as felt board stories to help make story time more interactive.
You can purchase a large variety of Felt Board Stories through Glitterful Felt Stories
Andrew reading a story and using Glitterful Felt Stories Props: