HOW TO DISGUISE LEARNING AS PLAYTIME.
It’s a fact that all children learn better and absorb more information when they are having fun. Here are some examples:
Many studies have proven that regular reading aloud with children improves their vocabulary, understanding of language, and spurs on their creativity and enthusiasm.
The way you read the story. Vary the speed, volume, pitch and tone and express a variety of different emotions for example, surprise, anger, fear and joy.
Use your body to convey the story, for example, when reading Jack and the Beanstalk, stride about the room as the giant enters.
Ask questions to check for understanding and get children to predict what they think will.