Resources to Support Learning to Read

Learning to read is complicated! You can learn more about all that goes into mastering the skill of reading in our guest blog post from Redwood Literacy.  If you're looking for more ways to support your child as they learn to read, check out the resources below!

To explore instilling a love of reading in your child, explore the magic of reading with beloved children's author Mem Fox's Reading Magic.

Maya Payne Smart offers a call to action and simple steps to take an active role in supporting your child's growing literacy skills even before they start kindergarten in Reading for Our Lives.

Finally, if you're looking for some practical activities to do with your emerging reader, check out Teach your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons.

If you are looking for more support for a child learning or struggling to read, you may be interested in the following resources:

Reading Rockets is a national public media literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.

The Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity: Resources from experts; stories from other parents; and tools you can use to help set your children on the best possible path. 

Teach My Kid to Read provides education and resources to empower parents to help more kids learn to read and discover the joy of reading.

For even more local and national resources, we recommend the regularly updated resource list from our partners, Redwood Literacy.