Reading programs are essential to building fluency, but enrichment materials can make all that hard work much more fun. On this page you'll find various ideas for bringing joy to your child's journey. You'll also find suggestions for various aids to help you teach your child.
Note: This page is a work-in-progress. Feel free to email your own ideas, too!
Reader's Handbook, published by GreatSource--yes, this is a book generally marketed to schools, but it's also a fantastic tool for you! Available in elementary, middle school and high school editions, this is an incredibly rich resource for helping you improve your reading and study skills. Definitely a must-have!
Leap Reader Reading and Writing System--This is an interactive reading supplement with a "magical" pen!
Reading guides -- Help your beginning reader keep track of his place on the page!
Book weights--indispensable for eating and notetaking while reading!
Great Reading Resources
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Enrichment & Fun Stuff
Superscope Storyteller books and cassette tapes--Yes, these are vintage, and yes, the acting is eyebrow-raising at times, but I loved them so much as a child that I just have to share. In fact, they are what made me a reader!
Silly Sentences game (DK Games)
Word for Word Game -- Phonics Word Building (Learning Resources)