Your child is five or six years old and enrolled in formal schooling. They can read simple books by themselves. They still love reading with you and sharing books with adults and other children.
- Continue to use your local library and make library visits a priority
- Borrow as many books as you can to create a wide array of reading material for your family
- Your library offers free programs that encourage young readers—take advantage of these programs
Look for books with humor, action, interesting words, interesting sounds, and lively characters. The strong narratives of simple folktales are also popular with children in kindergarten.