Easy to use activities for early readers


  • Early or Pre-K to Kindergarten Readers:
  • Snuggle when sharing a book creating positive memories for you and your child.
  • Read Aloud to children daily.
  • Encourage your child to read and write at home.
  • Talk about the beginning, middle and end of stories you read.
  • Have your child look at books in the car, bus, waiting for an appointment.
  • Ask whether two words rhyme. Do “cat” and “mad” rhyme? Do “sad” and “mad” rhyme?
  • Read lots of rhyming books and play with rhyming words.
  • Play games like Simon says or telephone that involve following directions.
  • Talk to your child throughout the day.
  • Let your child see you reading (books, newspapers, mail, directions, recipes, e-mail…) and writing (grocery lists, notes, letters, e-mail…)
  • Visit the Library regularly
Additional Information: Source: Raising A Reader