Child Reading Problems: Here's a Fun Trick for a Struggling Reader! by Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz

5 years ago
Child Reading Problems: Here's a Fun Trick for a Struggling Reader!

When we're doing something that's hard for us, it can be a challenge to stay motivated. And in order to be successful, motivation goes a long way. If your child likes animals, having him read to the dog or other family pet can help improve his reading skills. 

  • Children don’t feel self-conscious when reading out loud to a dog, so they can relax and focus on the reading without embarrassment. 
  • Reading improves because the child is practicing the reading skills, building self-esteem and associating reading with something pleasant and fun!

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Mike Prochaska
Yep it works my son won’t read to me or wife but he reads to dog
Reene McGreevy
I LOVE this idea so much! I am definitely going to try this with my son. Thanks for the great tip!
Ann Marie Patitucci
I love this idea! Some local libraries offer read-to-a-dog programs! Thanks, Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz !

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