Many young children tend to look at reading as a chore. They believe it is something that they have to do for school or to please their parents rather than looking at it with a sense of enjoyment. The quicker we change their mindset, the better off they will be. Reading should be an adventure! Below are five ways to make reading fun for the kids. I bet if you think hard enough, you can think of even more ideas.
The world’s fascination with superheroes appears to be growing day by day. In fact, out of the top 25 grossing films of all time, seven of them are based on comic books. Also, both Marvel and DC comic books are selling at a higher rate than five years ago. People of all ages, male and female, love superheroes.
Mythical heroes have been around for centuries. It is definitely nothing new. Greek mythology gave us Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, and Demeter to name a few. Many of these characters are relatable to our current superheroes of Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, and even Poison Ivy. There are some distinct similarities between these groups. It is not hard to fathom that the new age of superheroes can provide us important lessons to learn just like the tales told to us about the Greek gods.
As parents, you have probably faced this problem at some point with your children. What do you do to make your child read when they just aren’t interested in doing so? There are several options to get them reading without the threat of punishment. Plus, it is important for them to read since the more they read, the more their comprehension skills grow and the better reader they will become. Follow these tips below to have your non-reader hitting the books more frequently.
Comic books and superhero films have been blasting on to the scene over the last few years. It seems that each superhero film that comes out scores a bigger box office hit than the one previously. Marvel or DC, each one is a blockbuster. The Avengers, Justice League, Batman, Iron Man, and Thor are just a few of the more popular comic books and films. It is no wonder that kids are wanting to read about the characters they are seeing on the movie screen.
We can all remember when we were children reading some sort of scary story late at night by the light of our little kid’s lamp as we lay curled up in bed underneath the blankets. We were glued to the book, excitedly turning the pages as we anticipated what the ending could be.
Learning to read doesn’t just start at school, it starts from children’s early exposure to books.
Here’s how to introduce reading to your child.