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Encouraging reluctant readers

                                                           

Often, reluctant readers are children who find reading challenging, but this is not always the case. There are many children who have not yet developed an enjoyment and passion for reading. This group often contains a high number of boys. As a parent, you understand that reading is a vital life-skill and it can be very frustrating to have a child who is indifferent to its benefits or joys. Don’t give up! Keep trying, as with support, the right conditions, and just the right books, you can help switch reluctant readers into readers who read for the sheer joy of it.

 

Here are some websites with ideas:

https://blog.oxfordowl.co.uk/five-ways-to-encourage-reluctant-readers/

https://natlib.govt.nz/schools/reading-engagement/strategies-to-engage-students-as-readers/reluctant-readers

https://blog.brainbalancecenters.com/2016/09/teachers-top-tips-encouraging-reluctant-readers-love-books

https://www.pearson.com/uk/learners/primary-parents/learn-at-home/help-your-child-to-enjoy-reading/top-10-tips-to-help-children-enjoy-reading.html