There is something magical and heart-warming about the moment when symbols suddenly crystallize into meaning and your child discovers the magic of reading. This process is not an instantaneous one; it comes about through your careful nurturing, through years of cuddling up to a book, sharing stories, reciting rhymes, reading aloud, and showing your child that reading is fun.
Reading is hard work and progress can be slow and frustrating for young readers.
Here are a few suggestions to help enhance your child’s reading experience...
Calgary Public Library has a wealth of great books and Library staff will gladly help you and your child locate just the right one! A Library is a passport to a world full of wonder and is free for children up to age 12. What better gift could you give your budding young reader? And if winter weather keeps you in, visit us virtually at calgarypubliclibrary.com. Our Kids and Teens site has great links that will let you surf around the world from the comfort of home.
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