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10 Everyday Ways to Keep Your Child Reading While Having Fun

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Have a Book-Themed Celebration


Plan a series of little parties or events with your child throughout the year that relate to the books she reads. For example, plan an ice cream sundae party to enjoy after she reads Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Go to a local ballet performance after she reads the Angelina Ballerina series. Don't treat reading like a task that needs rewarding, but put a few special nights on the calendar to enhance her reading experiences during free time.

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