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Reading Responses with Drama

Children love dramatic play of all types.  They like to dress up, play pretend, and act out movies and stories.  You can use the natural drama of a child to allow them opportunities to respond to reading instead of using art or discussions. Dress like a Book Character Children who enjoy drama will like to dress up as their favorite character in the story

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Reading Responses with Art

When a child reads a book whether it is fiction or nonfiction, they should respond to what they have read in some way.  A fun way to respond to is through art.  Children will look forward to the pleasure of completing a fun project after they have finished a book or story. Painting the Setting Have your child describe the setting of the book.

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