Hazel finally got her library card! She had to learn to write her last name in order to be able to sign for her card….and she was bound and determined one day to get it. She practiced a few times and then marched right into library with all her Hazel confidence and determination. I loved watching her slowly sign her name at the librarians desk. Hopefully this will be the beginning of a great library career for this little girl (I’m hoping she’ll have a better track record of returning the books on time than I do).
Hazel is slowly learning to read and loving it. She has set up her “reading space” on the window sill in our living room. She hides out there with her “chapter books” (they each have three chapters and each chapter has about 7 three letter words in it) and reads and reads. I think she’s motivated because I told her once she knows how to read she can read whenever she wants to….no restrictions like there are with TV or the computer. She’s pretty psyched about that. I hope with all my heart one day I’ll have to eat my words and tell her that she HAS to stop reading and come down to dinner….I dream of having a veracious reader. Any tips in that department?
I love this little five year old.