9 Things You Can Read with Your Children Besides Books

April 21, 2010
Sharon Soliday, CCC-SLP
  1. Toy instructions
  2. Skate magazine
  3. Online information
  4. Cereal boxes
  5. The Comics
  6. Food labels
  7. Movie reviews
  8. Recipes
  9. Sale ads

It's tempting to shy away from reading with your children as they get older. However, you still have much to teach through shared reading: what to consider when forming an opinion, what's important to your family, new vocabulary, commercial influences, etc. These snapshots of reading and your conversations make a difference in developing your child's evaluative thinking skills.