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'Read 20'

 

Reading 20 Minutes every Night

There are 175 days of school.  What if you read for 20 minutes night, every school day?  How many total minutes would that equal?  How many total hours?  It is the little things in life that when added up over the years make the biggest difference.  Be committed to supporting your child in this nightly ritual.  Make it fun.  Make it exciting.  Talk to them.  Read together.  Enjoy every minute.  Kids grow up fast!  You will never regret the time your spend with your kids reading.

Here are Some Ways You Can Help Your Child Reach the Goal of 20 Minutes a Day. 

* Have your child read to you.

* Have your child read to a brother or sister. 

* Have your child read silently for at least 20 minutes per night.

* Have your child watch less than 30 minutes of TV a night.

* Turn off the TV, electronic games, etc. and read as a family.

With your help the growth in reading skills will be amazing!

 

*Link for Parents:*

http://www.the-best-childrens-books.org/

 

Please feel free to call Mr. Peterson @ 789-3106 if you have any questions or comments.

 

 

"Children are made readers on the laps of their parents."

— Emilie Buchwald

 

So please, oh PLEASE, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install, A lovely bookshelf on the wall."

— Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

 

The smallest bookstore still contains more ideas of worth than have been presented in the entire history of television.  ~Andrew Ross