WANT TO TEACH KIDS TO READ? GIVE THEM AN ADORING (FURRY) AUDIENCE.
Early readers need encouragement and what’s more reassuring than a wagging tail, sweet puppy dog eyes, and a rapt audience that will never utter a discouraging word?
Having kids read to man’s best friend gives them an outlet for their newfound phonics, and the pooches — with their need for attention — Dogs and kids lap it up.
Give your children 15-minute stints to read to a dog. Your child has pet allergies? No problem, this method also works with stuff pets too!
Look for every possible way to motivate kids to love to read. For both kids and their pets, this approch will make the dog happy and the kids smile!
Image: Zuzu from Prince Garrett’s book series