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You can make reading a fun experience for children by using a number of great techniques such as doing a reader’s theater activity, through play, making art projects about books, allowing the students to select their own books, using puppets and more. Using a technique such as play is a great tool for helping a child to love reading because play is an essential part of there developing life. Play is an effective method and can help improve a child’s intellect. This strategy helps increase the child’s focus and attention span during the reading activity.
Using play as a reading technique also allows them to easily grasp the information or recognize things better than just reading stories to them. This method and others such as some found at readin.org can provide a significant amount of excitement to the student and make reading enjoyable and fun for them.
Some research states that using puppets as a method for stimulating a child’s mind in learning is very effective because it makes learning fun and entertaining. Studies also show that using puppets to help a child read can increase their socialization and communication skills. With this method the children become interested and interact to a greater degree with the reader because a conversational puppet is being used in the story telling. All throughout the activity the students can absorb and grasp the information.
You can also read to children using costumes and role play. Role playing with the use of costumes is a method that can make reading both exciting and fun. This method can improve a child’s communication and socialization skills.