Get Ready!

Make Time

  • CHOOSE TOGETHER.
    Get your child's input. Select a book, audio book, or magazine everyone can enjoy.
  • SCHEDULE IT.
    Set aside a regular time each night to read together.
  • GET COMFY.
    Create a comfortable, quiet environment.
    Snuggle up and share the experience.

Get Set!

Eliminate Distractions

  • SHOWCASE IT.
    Talk about the cover, look at the pictures, guess what you think might happen
  • CUSTOMIZE IT.
    Adapt to your family’s needs and interests.
    Do what works for you.
  • BE LIVELY.
    Have fun. Whisper and pause. Use different voices,
    sounds, and movement. Slow down or speed up.
    Snuggle up and share the experience.

Go!

Have Fun

  • ENCOURAGE QUESTIONS.
    Be curious, explore together, imagine.
  • CELEBRATE IT.
    Bring the story to life in your home.
  • HAVE BOOKS.
    Create a home library. Have books available
    for the whole family. Be ready to read again!
  • MODEL READING.
    Let your child catch you reading books,
    magazines, etc. for fun.