Must Have Books for 6-8 year kids

Take a look at our pick of the best books for 6-8 year olds from the last 100 years.                 The Enchanted Wood by Enid Blyton When Joe, Beth and Frannie move into a new home, they discover a mysterious wood on their very doorstep. Read about ‘The Enchanted Wood’              
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10 Tips to Help You Raise Kids Who Love Reading

By Elizabeth Kennedy 1. Read aloud to your children every day. Many families enjoy a 20-30 minute read-aloud time just before bedtime. Start reading aloud to your children on a daily basis when they are babies (see Baby Read-Aloud Basics for tips). Keep reading to them up through elementary school and later. As they get to be independent readers, continue to read aloud to your children
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How to get your kid to be a fanatic reader

By James Patterson Parents, it’s up to you, not schools, to find books to get your kids reading He says get them motivated with books they like; rereading books and reading on tablets is fine He says there are numerous programs to guide parents; they also need to model reading habit Patterson: Boys especially need encouragement; movies, video games should push reading Editor’s note: James
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How to Build Self Esteem in Kids

by Jill Schoenberg A recent study shows that a whopping 75% of girls with low self-esteem “reported engaging in negative and potentially harmful activities, such as disordered eating, cutting, bullying, smoking or drinking, when feeling badly about themselves — compared with 25 percent of girls with high self-esteem.” (Real Girls, Real Pressure: A National Report on the State of Self-Esteem, June 2008) Before I
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Building a Child’s Self-Esteem: Improving a Child’s Confidence

by Kirsty Woodgate   A child who possesses high self esteem will acquire a healthy attitude towards life. A rooted foundation of confidence will enable them to face life’s challenges and will act as a passport to a positive outlook, to well-balanced social skills and future success. As this is such an important area, Primary Times will cover this subject at regular intervals with features
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