Reading Tip Sheets for Parents

Reading, and a love for reading, begins at home. Our one-page Reading Tip Sheets are available in thirteen languages and offer easy ways for parents to help kids become successful readers.


Although we've divided these tips by age, many of them can be used with children at various ages and stages — we encourage you to choose the ones that work best for your child.

These tips were created with the generous support of the American Federation of Teachers.


Tips for Parents of Babies:

Reading Tips for Parents of Babies

In English

In Spanish

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Tips for Parents of Toddlers

Toddlers tip sheet

In English

In Spanish

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Tips for Parents of Preschoolers

Preschool tip sheet

In English

In Spanish

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Tips for Parents of Kindergartners

Kindergarten tip sheet

In English

In Spanish

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Tips for Parents of First Graders

First grade tip sheet

In English

In Spanish

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Tips for Parents of Second Graders

First grade tip sheet

In English

In Spanish

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Tips for Parents of Third Graders

Third grade tip sheet

In English

In Spanish

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Parent tip sheets

Tips for parents of Babies, Toddlers, and Preschool through 3rd grade:

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