Looking at Phonics Reading Programs for Preschoolers? 3 Tips Before You Shop.
by Mary Follin
Checking out phonics reading programs for your preschooler? Great! You clearly know that phonics is the easiest way to teach a 3-4 year-old child how to read.
But unless you have experience teaching reading, you'll want to find a phonics reading program that helps you keep it simple. (Check out my review of Hooked on Phonics, Reading Eggs, and Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons.) By choosing a phonics reading program, your child will learn the 'code' to the English language, which unlocks the key ingredient to success—the ability to sound out words. And as an added bonus, phonics really is the easiest way to teach a preschool-age child to read.
But not all phonics reading programs for preschoolers are the same. Be sure to read the following 3 TIPS before you decide which phonics reading program is right for you and your child.