One night, he was being persnickety as we were about to do our book reading session before he went to sleep. I got upset and so I told him that I will not read his book anymore. It made him stop what he was doing and begged me to read. I realized I had something.
From now on, we talk everyday that if he will be a good boy, I will read a book to him if I am home when he goes to bed. If he isn't, then we don't read a book and he goes straight to sleep. It has been 3 days and so far, it has been fairly effective. He has been more behaved and he's also improving on his reading skills.
I feel proud of myself right now. Teehee.
|books he is able to read on his own|
Sidenote: Signs of love from my Mom. She got me these. MWAH!
reading books is really a great way to learn. i "force" a reading time to my son as well. :)ReplyDelete
It's nice that B loves books so much! :) It's quite rare to use your method for pangsaway. Really good job! :)ReplyDelete
My 4-year old nephew will only behave if you blackmail him with "no Thomas and Friends toys for you!" hahahaha.. XD
Wish my son will also be like your boy --- a book lover. :)
Show him that you're reading a book or a magazine. Tell him about what you're reading and ask him what he likes to read :)
Bring him to the kids section of any bookstore and let him find a book of his liking ;)
now you accidentally got the ace! it's a good way to develop B's reading skills :-)ReplyDelete
+1 to manong calbo's suggestion
Oh yes..reading is really a great way to learn and that is why my sister hate me our small room is almost like a library:)ReplyDelete