Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6Share a love of reading Visit the library on a regular basis Take part in library reading programs and story hours. Get your child his/her own library card and help choose books to check out. (Dr. Seuss books are great for this age.) Make reading important in your home Encourage family members to give books as gifts for birthdays and other occasions. Designate a special place in your home to store your child’s books. Seek out age-appropriate magazines such as Highlights for Children or Zoobooks. Have a special reading time for all family members. Be a good role model. Read newspapers, books, and magazines for information and pleasure, and talk about what you’ve read. “I read a really interesting article today about...” Develop a reading routine, such as reading a bedtime story to your child each night.