I have read that the best way to teach children early literacy skills, is to read to them. Research shows that reading a child 1,000 books from birth to age 5 is the best way to prepare them for kindergarten.
I am going to read my son 1,000 books before kindergarten. I have a goal to read him 3 books a day for a year that will be 1,095 books (in the case of 2012 it will be 1,098 books since this is leap year). I hope to read him 1,000 books before the end of October.
Follow along as I keep track of our reading progress. I will write a list of our favorite books that you can check out at the library. Some book we have read and enjoyed so far are:
Froggy Gets Dressed; Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? ; I Love You Through and Through; The Very Hungry Caterpillar; The Little House; Baby Talk; From Head to Toe; Good Night Gorilla; Sleepy Baby; and Where is Baby’s Belly Button?
Goal 1,000 books – 94 books read so far = 906 books left to read.
94 books and counting!!!!