Reading a story together is a great way to spend time. Children love it when you point out things in the pictures, talk about the different characters in the story and read the words together. And a story at bedtime is always a great way to get them settled down for the night.
Ask them to tell you about what they did in the morning at school
Children love being read to – even when they can read themselves
Give your child plenty of encouragement when they are learning new things