How can I prepare my child to learn to read?

The most important way to prepare your child to learn to read is to read yourself. Children model their behavior often after their parents. So if your children notice that you are reading rather than watching television, they will also learn to read. Also, reading with your child is important. If they enjoy reading with you, then they will become curious and want to read themselves.

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