Tip for Beginner Readers

This tip is a simple one that actually came from my school teacher aunt.  When kids are learning to read, and pointing at the words as they go, give them a "witch finger" (a Halloween prop from the dollar store).  I know it sounds crazy, but my younger boys think it is great.

It is an easy way to keep little ones focussed on reading.  Isn't it a fantastically simple idea?

Do you have a great tip for beginner readers?  I'd love to hear it.

Gina (aka East Coast Mommy)


  1. a fb friend from Kid Blogger Network- I love and look for ideas to help reluctant readers! I love this simple idea.. and can't wait to try it out with MY boys!!! What a wonderful blog- so glad to find you!


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