Learn how and why to make room for books and reading together at home with these resources, activities, and information.
Raising Readers: What Parents Can Do
20 tips to help parents create a sense of enjoyment, wonder, and a passion for reading.
Developing Your Child’s Reading Skills and Raising Ready Readers
Tips to support children at each stage of their education with encouragement to read books that celebrate diversity and foster critical thinking.
Available in both English and Spanish, the Cultivating Readers Family Guide provides tips to grow reading skills from birth to age eight.
Reading Tips for Parents (in Multiple Languages)
Divided by age, these one-page tip sheets for parents of babies through third graders are available in 13 languages.
Bilingual resources offer parents tips on helping children learn to read, succeed in school, and learn a new language.
PBS for Parents: Literacy
Age-by-age tips, articles, and activities related to literacy.
Parent & Afterschool Resources
Reading and literacy resources for parents of students in grades K–12.
How to Help Struggling Readers Enjoy Reading
Resources to help parents of preK through grade 12 children enjoy reading, even if reading is a struggle.
Learning to read takes practice. Loving to read takes enthusiasm. Read with your child often and use these tips to create a sense of enjoyment, wonder, and a passion for reading.
Your child has started school but still needs you to read to him or her at home. Your child will do better in school, and you'll enjoy the time spent together. Here are helpful tips for reading to and with young children in school, kindergarten through third grade.
It’s never too soon to start reading to your children! If your child learns early to associate reading with pleasure, she is more likely to enjoy reading on her own when she is older. Try these successful reading tips for reading to infants and toddlers.
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The world—and books—are filled with many different kinds of people. Getting to know them is interesting, exciting, and fun! NEA’s Read Across America has great booklists to help you discover terrific titles to read aloud to engage and inspire your students.