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How to inculcate good reading habits among kids?

In the era where technology is taking over and toddlers know their way around iPad, it’s not easy to get your child to read. Inculcating good reading habits take time, patience, and routine. It also takes vigilance. Start early, stock your home with books, read in front of them, read with them and they will start to emulate you.
Let’s look at all the ways you can develop your little ones’ reading habits one by one.
Create a library for your child at home:
Build a collection of Age appropriate books. For example, picture books for babies and toddlers and small story books for preschool and kindergartens make for a good choice.
Begin with fun and easy reads:  
Get your little ones small, picturesque books that they will enjoy reading, or referring to. Make sure the books you get them doesn’t take too long to finish, keeps them engaged and can be finished in small reading sessions.
Read with your kids: 
Don’t just expect your kid to open his or her book and ace the art of reading. You need to turn reading into a team activity. It always works better as opposed to you ordering your kid to read for an hour or two.
Discuss the book:
Often, after finishing a certain book, discuss it with your child. Ask them what they liked about it. What did they think about the characters? Etc. Asking their opinion will encourage them to read more often.
Get them excited and curious about books:
Take your little one to book fairs. Let your child enjoy the experience of purchasing a new book. Get them to choose depending on the colours and content. If they feel the ownership, they won’t only take good care of the book but also indulge in reading it.
Also, take them to the library:
Visit libraries so your kid can get used to being around books. Leave your little one alone in the kids section to discover different kinds of books.
Last but not least, remember – Reading anything is better than not reading at all.
Encourage all kinds of reading: Newspapers, packaged food cartons, websites, brochures and even comics and magazines are reading material.