Reading Tips - Using a Bell

When my children were around 4-5 years old, I would read a story to
them while a tape recorder was going. We had a bell that one child
would be assigned to ring at the end of the page so when they would
later listen to the tape they knew when to turn the page - just like
the ones you buy at the store. I would record 2-3 books on a tape
and put them and the accompanying books into a large ziploc bag.
Then I taught them how to use the tape and listen and learn to read!
You might even have a long distance relative do this for your child as a

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