Tips on Reading to your Child
  1. Select a comfortable place for both of you
  2. Use a quiet area with no TV or radio background noise
  3. Be relaxed – make this an experience for your mutual pleasure
  4. Read slowly
  5. Point out tie-in between the pictures and the words
  6. Respond to questions
  7. Go over pictures, re-telling the story from them
  8. Ask child to tell you the story in his or her own words
  9. Encourage follow-up talking about the story
  10. Re-read books which seem to appeal to the child