When my son Jonathan was about three and a half, he started showing an interest in reading. He knew all his letters and most of their sounds. He would flip through books and “read” the ones he'd memorized or make up the story for those he didn't know. And then, he started asking to learn to read.
At first, I panicked. I found myself a little lost at how to teach a child to read. I thought I'd have a few more years before I'd cross that homeschooling bridge! Thankfully, I attended a local homeschool seminar and found some great resources. I learned so much in the process over the last year and a half.
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