Vocabulary development is an important step toward reading comprehension. A healthy body and a mind that engages in problem solving are key elements as well. Here are easy ways to stimulate reading skills development in a young child.

  • Locate and name parts of the body on magazine pictures.
  • Tie a red ribbon on the right wrist.
  • Learn body part names in a language new to you.
  • Play Simon Says.
  • Sing and dance The Hokey Pokey.
  • Talk about how to stay healthy through exercise, etc. Exercise together. Exercise the brain by assembling puzzles to stimulate spatial recognition.