The Best DVD Videos to Help Kids Learn to Read
Promote Literacy With Learn to Read Videos
While there are quite a number of learn to read videos on the market today, there are different methods of tackling illiteracy. Some learn to read videos cater to adults, while others aim to promote literacy among children. In order to decide which learn to read videos are best suited for a child or adult that you wish to help, here are some reviews on today's leading learn to read videos:
Learn to Read With Phonics: This 5 piece box set of learn to read videos was released in 2005. Each tape is 75 minutes long (broken up into 15 minute sessions). Unfortunately, while these learn to read videos are geared towards young children, there's very little offered to keep their attention (boring!) and the film quality is very poor (think camcorder quality) . Nevertheless, if your child has a great attention span, these learn to read videos may help him improve his letter recognition. You may wish to check out the availability of "Learn to Read With Phonics" at your local library before rushing into this purchase.
Leapfrog: Learn to Read at the Storybook Factory: This 35 minute DVD may very well become one of your child's favorite ways to pass the time! Incredibly fun and imaginative, this DVD will help your child learn to read naturally and teach him the importance of punctuation. While this learn to read video is intended for children ages 3 to 6, the educational material seems geared towards children in Kintergarten and the 1st grade level.
ClickN' Read Phonics: Casting aside the strange ebonics-style name (this is about literacy, after all, right?), ClickN' Read Phonics isn't exactly a video or DVD, but rather a home-school style software which is ideal for any child that's old enough to use a home computer. The software is intended for children that are at least four years of age. It emphasizes on phonics, reading comprehension, and provides a reading program for children with autism and dyslexia. A very affordable solution to help your child with his reading.