Age six is an integral stage in a child’s reading journey. Six-year-olds can retell familiar stories with confidence and even begin to write and read back stories of their own. There are so many books out there and each child’s literacy development is unique, so it can be hard to know which books are appropriate for your six-year-old. Luckily, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of the best books for six-year-olds.
From 0-2, children are just learning about their worlds, and books can be a fantastic way to introduce new concepts and ideas. Learn more about the key language development milestones your young reader will reach at this age.
Three and four are key ages for reading. As children begin to recognize letters and the basics of stories, they begin to grow essential literacy skills that set the foundation for later skills. This page includes an in-depth look at the reading development landmarks your 3-4 year old will encounter.
At 5-6 years old kids begin to recognize words and interact more with the stories they are reading. Learn more about their developmental milestone.
Reading with your child from a young age has great benefits. As parents, it can be hard to know where to start. Here is a list of tips that will help keep your young reader engaged.
Allowing a child to choose what they read and selecting books based on their own interests can make all the difference in a child’s eagerness to read. Here are a few resources for finding great books on all kinds of topics and interests.