About this course

A child's first steps to reading determine whether he will become a good reader, able to read and learn, or whether he will have to spend months trying to master the basics of learning to read.By using the simple, proven techniques in this course you can ensure that your child is ready for school, ready to learn, and ready to enjoy a lifelong love of reading.

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Welcome

    • Is your child ready?

  • 2

    What you will learn

    • Copy of What you will learn and how to use the course

  • 3

    Word Families

    • Copy of 1. Word families

  • 4

    Sight words

    • Copy of 2. Sight words

    • Copy of Sight words

  • 5

    How to print

    • Copy of 3. How to print

    • Copy of How to print correctly

  • 6

    Your child's first reading book

    • Copy of 4. Your child's first reading book

  • 7

    Basic Punctuation

    • Copy of 5. Basic punctuation

  • 8

    Rules of reading

    • Copy of 6. The rules of reading

  • 9

    Next Steps...

    • Next steps

This course is for you if...

All children can learn to read before they go to school. You can make it happen.

  • If your child wants to learn to read no matter how young they are

  • you are willing to spend a few minutes every other day using the strategies in the course

  • Your child recognises a few letters and their sounds.

  • You want your child to be ready for school


  • Is this course value for money?

    Reading is the most important skill a child can develop. For a relatively small amount of money you can start your child on a lifetime of learning - and earning. The value is priceless

  • Will I be able to do the activites?

    All the activities I suggest are proven, practical and easy to do. All you need is a reading book, paper and pencils and maybe crayons. Then you are ready to have fun helping your child get a head start on reading

  • How long will the course take?

    It all depends. The activities only take a few minutes each but you might want to repeat them often. Keep it fun. Let your child determine the pace. There is about 6 months work on this course if your child needs to take that long.

  • When can I start using this course?

    Start as soon as your child shows an interest in starting to read. This can be as early as three years of age or as late as six years of age.

An added bonus

There are some workbooks specificlly designed for use with this course

  • daily activites

    The workbooks contain an activity for each day of the week

  • They can be used many times

    Once you understand the activities in the workbooks you can use them in different ways

  • They simplify your life

    Too busy to think of your own activities? These workbooks are ready to use as soon as you download them

What are you waiting for?

Give your child a head start on reading today. You won't regret it.