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How to Have a Creative Reading Adventure

Listen to the podcast here:

Teaching kids to love reading is what Kim Creigh is all about. While getting her masters in reading, she applied what she learned to her fourth grade classroom. Now she uses that information with her own kids and shares it with others on her blog, creative reading adventures.

For show notes, visit:

Here is the link to that list of 10 books your kids will love:

Here are Kim's social media links:

Help your Kids Love Reading

Research shows that enjoyment of reading is a big factor.

Kim always loved books- her kids seemed to pick it up.

Share your love of books,

Started to teach 4th grade- had lots of struggling readers.

While getting her masters in reading, Kim put those lessons into practice in her classroom.

Example: sought words- she wondered how to teach them- read them in context- use books to teach

Example: Make it fun in the classroom

Foster a love of reading by :

Switching it up- Find other times in the day to read, not just in bed.

Try DEAR (drop everything and read)

Build tents or forts to read

Model reading

Let your kids read in different locations

Use flashlights to read books

Favorite book to Read Aloud

The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors by Drew Daywalt

Goodnight, Moon

Favorite book

Escargot- children's book

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

If you could only have one book on a desert island

The Word Collector

"Some of the simplest words matter."

If you were to Write a book, what would you write

"How to Foster a love of reading."

Keep reading and try to foster love in any way you can! Read, read, read!

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