Learning is such an important part of everyone’s life. Kids begin absorbing information at a very early age, making every conversation an opportunity for an educational moment between you and your child.
The School Readiness Kits from Valley of the Sun United Way provide tips and tools for turning day to day tasks, like dinner or going for a walk in your local park or neighborhood, into lessons for your toddler that will help prepare them for school. The kits also include books to build up a home library for kids to practice reading.
When parents and kids do these activities together and read together, it sets them up for success. Children who are read to 3 times or more a week are better life-long readers and 93% of Arizona educators agree that providing year-round access to books at home is an important piece to enhancing student achievement.
To build your child’s reading skills, follow these tips for reading success:
Learn more about School Readiness Kits and get more tips on preparing your child for kindergarten today!