Literacy is central to your child's success in academics and beyond. "Learning to read well is incredibly important. Even math performance is tightly linked to reading performance," Kinney-Haines says. Many kids aren't naturally excited by reading and literacy skills develop at varying rates, but investing some time and energy into repackaging the idea of reading for your child can inspire her to connect with her inner bookworm.
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