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Reading for pleasure is so important in developing vocabulary. Use these ideas to inspire your child to keep on reading as they get older.
Sharing stories with your child is a wonderful way to take them to new worlds, to share the pleasure of reading, and positively impact their educational outcomes.
Guest blogger and primary school librarian Clare Turner gives her top five reasons why you should visit the library with your child.
There are so many reasons to read with your children, this summer holiday and beyond. Read Mary Hamley's tips on how to encourage a daily reading habit.
Education expert James Clements talks about how children who are already confident readers can get the most out of their reading.
John Dougherty shares his top picks for books to encourage and inspire your son to read.
Diversifying the children’s book industry and what our children are reading is a much talked about topic. Many people want to make a difference, but with so much information available, it can be difficult to know where to start.
Some tips to support your child as they begin to understand the concept of a story and start improving their reading comprehension.
Oxford University Press surveyed over 1,300 teachers who reported that the word gap is not only affecting children’s achievement at school but also that it can have a damaging impact on self-esteem and children’s ability to make friends. Find out what you can do to encourage language development at home.
Children's librarian Greta Paterson shares her 5 top tips for choosing books for 3–7 year olds.
Children's author Ali Sparkes gives her top 8 suggestions on how to encourage reluctant or struggling readers this World Book Day.
With UK schools closed again, we’ve pulled together some of our most popular blog posts from the first lockdown to help you support your children’s learning at home.
Education expert Laura Sharp breaks down what phonics is, how phonics is taught in schools, and why phonics is important and useful.
As writing for pleasure becomes less popular with children, Isabel Thomas emphasises the importance of writing non-fiction for fun.
Six super science activities to try at home from Isabel Thomas. Bake a solar system, design a marble run, and sculpt with sugar!