THIS is what early literacy should be like! Watch and listen; it’s less than 2 minutes.
What’s the connection with early literacy and learning to read?
If it’s fun, they’ll want to do it too.
Do you have fun with reading? Do you enjoy it? Do you have fun with it when reading to your children? Do you enjoy your time with books and your kids?
This isn’t rocket science, folks. It is a very basic premise of human nature and human learning. Pair a behavior with something enjoyable or pleasurable, and VOILA! The behavior increases.
Or put much more simply, human beings just wanna have FUN!
So go find a kiddo and a book and have fun,
PS–And in case you’re still skeptical, check out the bottomless pit!