What's the best way to develop a love of reading?
There are a few key things you can do to help your kid become a lifelong reader:
Read to them. As kids are growing up, make reading aloud part of your daily routine. Kids will make positive associations with reading and spending time with family.
Keep books in the house. Kids who grow up in homes with lots of books read more. If your family has an ereader, keep it stocked with new books. You can even check out ebooks from the library.
Set aside time daily for your kids to read. Prioritizing reading by making time for it, even as kids get older, has a huge impact.
Read! Parents who read more have kids who read more. Don't save your reading time for after your kids are in bed. Read in front of them, and make going to the library a routine for you and your kids.