Getting Kids to Read

8 Ways to Motivate Your Reluctant Reader

by CaptainYarr June 21, 2014
8 Ways to Motivate Your Reluctant Reader

By Captain Yarr and First Mate Keira Do you have a reluctant reader in your household? Are you tired of trying to figure out how to force entice them into reading? Have no fear! Here are eight ideas that have worked for on us: 1. Get a Book and Read it Out Loud as a […]

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7 Reasons Why Kids Should Read

by CaptainYarr April 3, 2014
7 Reasons Why Kids Should Read

by Captain Lyaf Yarr A lot of kids I know don’t like to read. They say “why should I read? It’s just a waste of time!” I firmly believe kids should read and not just because I like to do so. Here are my top 7 reasons why kids should read. 1. Kids should read […]

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Ingenious Way to Motivate Reluctant Readers

by First Mate Keira March 22, 2014
Ingenious Way to Motivate Reluctant Readers

by First Mate Keira I stumbled on an ingenious way to motivate my two reluctant readers. The one doesn’t like reading and will only do it if the book captures her quickly and only if the book is set down right in front of her face. The other likes to read, but has recently been […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Read with a Buddy

by CaptainYarr December 16, 2013
5 Reasons Why You Should Read with a Buddy

by Captain Lyaf Yarr If your the type of person that loves to read but also loves hanging out and seeing your friends, then why not read with your friends? It’s like killing two birds with one stone! Here are my 5 reasons why I think buddy reading is essential: Reading together is fun! No, […]

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10 Ways to Avoid Being Bored While Reading

by CaptainYarr December 5, 2013
10 Ways to Avoid Being Bored While Reading

by Captain Lyaf Yarr and First Mate Keira Does the thought of reading make you stir crazy? If you said yes, try these tips on for size to avoid boredom: Put on ambient music. It is important to pick music without lyrics otherwise you’ll find yourself singing to them instead of reading. Some types of […]

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Reading Even if Your Friends Don’t

by First Mate Keira November 12, 2013
Reading Even if Your Friends Don’t

by First Mate Keira Do you love reading? Do your friends think reading is dumb? Do they make fun of you for reading books outside of assignments? Don’t worry you’re not the only reader who has gone through something like this. Reading today is either an activity that is loved or hated. There doesn’t seem […]

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