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Tips & Activities for Developing Preschooler Print Motivation

  • While reading the newspaper or a magazine, let your child sit on your lap. Make this a bonding experience that illustrates your love of reading.

  • Ask your preschooler to read a favorite book to you.

  • Play games with the books and stories that your preschooler loves. At the end of this page is a list of great websites with reading activity suggestions.

  • Encourage older siblings to read to your baby or toddler. Even if the older siblings cannot read yet, encourage them to tell their younger sibling about their favorite story.

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