How to Teach Your Child Reading if Your Child Won't Sit Still. 5 Tips to Keep It Fun.
Now that we are closing in on the end of the 2020-2021 school year, are you wondering how to teach your child reading if he or she won't sit still? A lot of parents are beginning to worry they have not gotten their kindergarten and first-graders far enough along, and at this point in the year, many children are worn out by online school and are having difficulties sitting still.
And who can blame them? Aside from the stresses that have impacted families in the past 12 months, most children have had a fairly sedentary school experience, and they're feeling pushed beyond their limits. (Parents are, too, which doesn't bode well for the patience it takes to learn how to teach a child reading.)
Check out the tips below to figure out how to teach your child reading when they can't sit still. Try some of these suggestions and you might find your small pupil becomes a more willing participant. You might enjoy the process more, too!
After all, you may not be a teacher, but you are a parent. By using some of these common-sense suggestions, you will find that you have rediscovered what you know is true. You are exactly the right person to be parenting your child no matter what the challenges might be. Don't worry about being perfect—simply be present, and you will find your child will be, too.
And please give Teach Your Child to Read™ a try. Our approach was designed for wiggly children ages 3-6, and of course, we've incorporated all of these tips into our program.