One of the most important needs of children during early childhood is to
acquire reading readiness skills necessary to begin to communicate through
reading later in life. It is hoped that at this formative stage, their interest in
reading be stimulated by exposing them to the various activities necessary to develop reading readiness skills Unfortunately, these basic needs are not usually met by most families. The importance of reading in the life of every individual cannot be overemphasized. This is why reading has been described as the foundation stone of functional education, a tool for the dissemination of ideas, a stimulus for imagination and creativity and a beneficial habit for the realization of personal self—fulfillment. Although the process of learning to read begins with the learning of oral language and materializes as the child applies this learning to written language, discussion on the role of families has been treated. This article focuses
on some basic factors necessary for nurturing reading readiness skills in children as a key factor in the development of all children reading ability. This information is important in order to develop and nurture reading skills in children at a very young age.