Family Reading Handbook
A Foundation for Families
We believe that reading aloud is the foundational activity that sets children on a path to success in school and in life. Why, you ask? Reading aloud helps parents deepen bonds with children, while stimulating their cognitive growth. Combined, this roots children in the security and confidence of home while unlocking their potential in school. The Family Reading Handbook online gives parents a roadmap to make this happen.
Preview What's Included
Parents who attended our popular Read Aloud Program (RAP) reported incredible changes in the ways their children interacted, communicated, and performed in school – all because of reading aloud. To provide ongoing support and encouragement following RAP, we created the Family Reading Handbook.
Now, you can access the Family Reading Handbook online, right here! No downloads, no gateways, no cost. The Family Readying Handbook online is divided into four themed sections:
Why Read Aloud
If you’re a parent, we’re guessing that there is one thing you share with other parents around the globe: you want the best for your children. But, life gets busy, and you’re distracted and overwhelmed by the noise and pressures of our modern age. It might feel confusing, trying to sift through all the studies and expert recommendations, just to give your children the best opportunities in life.
We’re here to help you make it simple.
Focus on doing one fundamental thing: Read aloud to your kids.
It’s absolutely indisputable that reading aloud does incredible things. Just take a look:
Read Aloud Tips
Check out these family-favorites for your next read-aloud! If you don’t have the books, remember that you can access them – and more – for free at your local public library!
The age and grade levels indicated below are only suggestions. Choose what works best for you and your children!