Getting Kids to Read

5 Ways to Set and Meet Reading Goals

by CaptainYarr November 15, 2014
5 Ways to Set and Meet Reading Goals

by Captain Lyaf Yarr and First Mate Keira Most kids need motivation to start let alone finish a book. I’m going to share tips with on how to set and reach reading goals. I hope they help you! Required Reading for School: When you get a new book divide that book into how many days […]

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Get Bored While Reading? Kiss Boredom Goodbye in 6 Quick Steps

by First Mate Keira September 16, 2014
Get Bored While Reading? Kiss Boredom Goodbye in 6 Quick Steps

by First Mate Keira Do you find yourself falling asleep while reading? Are you constantly bored during school assignments? Conquer your boredom and perk up with these six easy steps: 1. Take a Music Break. Pick a song or two from your playlist and turn the volume up. Now get up sing, dance, and move […]

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10 Ways to Avoid Being Bored While Reading

by CaptainYarr September 10, 2014
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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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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