When you consider the number 1000, it sounds like a lot. To read that many books with your zero to five year old child seems outrageous. Why a challenge to read 1000 books before kindergarten? Reading 1000 books before kindergarten helps kids get an important foundation in literacy that will impact them for their whole lives.
Now that my daughter is showing interest and ability in sounding out words and recognizing the print around her, it’s time I read up on it too and find the activities that will be a perfect match for her personality. If you are starting out or teaching a child (or children) who is likewise learning to read, you may find this ultimate guide to early reading resources and activities useful.Continue Reading