My son is 4 years old and has shown reading readiness. I’ve been borrowing lots of different early readers to read to him during the Summer season to gear him up for schooling the Fall. I figured reading to him more often would certainly help with his site word recognition. Going into this journey of building a life long love for reading I knew that not every child learns in the same way. What worked for his sister didn’t seem to be clicking as well with him. I thought I may just take a break and try that method again later, try a completely different approach to it, or put it off till he showed even more readiness. I’ll admit that trying something completely different is daunting. It’d be nice to fall back on what worked for me or with his sister but I know that’s not how it always goes. Every child learns more freely and willingly in their own way and in their own time.
In being a member of the the Schoolhouse Crew Review Team, I was introduced to Reading Kingdom . I was offered a yearly membership to Reading Kingdom Online to use for both my four year old son and seven year old daughter. This learning program takes a completely different approach so it certainly perked my interest. Both my kids take well to learning games and educational material on-line so I figured I would give this a try. Continue reading