As it is known to all of us, reading is something which we all like to do but the amount varies from person to person. Well, it is an important skill that should be learnt as soon as possible. Every parent should become more concerned about this habit to develop in their children as the more time they will be spending in developing this habit, the better result they will get. This habit will change your child’s persona and definitely will make him to study rather than wasting his time on Video games.
In many cases the families don’t have much money to spend on their child’s education as there are lot of pressure of maintaining a home and arranging money for clothing and food, which are the basic needs for every human being. In some families books do not come at the top of their essentials’ list and sadly, this will make the child’s education to suffer.
You can easily save money while thinking of your child’s education. There are many major booksellers those provide very cheap books in their “discount book bins”. Two of them are “Books-a-million’ and “Waldenbooks”. These discounts come like a golden chance. Yea, this can happen that you may not get the latest edition of the books but you will get some interesting stuff, for sure. There are many bookstores which offer you free books after the purchase of many other books and in this way you can save your pie.
Some people get bored with their old and already read books and sell them in garage sales. There you can get them very cheap. You can also go for thrift stores where the used books are available at affordable prices. You can get many collectible and valuable old books there, at very low cost.
An organization “Reading is essential” was searched in 1966. It promotes the literacy for all ages and also helps the parents with books for their children and also promotes early reading habits. Like this organization, there are many other organizations work for the impoverished students and provide them books to get education as they get donation for all this social work.
On the internet, there are various resources for the parents where they can purchase books at very less amount. Many companies offer various kinds of facilities to parents like low cost or free shipping for books. Few of them are US-borne Books, Wilbooks, about.com etc. US-borne is a site which provides various discounts on books as well as provides an extra income source as the parents can sell the second hand books too. About.com provides you the list of books and the retailers those offering you great discounts.
Besides all this, you can register your child’s name for various kinds of scholarships available, which provides marvelous schemes to your child to get educated and independent.
These all above tips will surely help you all to save your dollar for some other purpose.