Win copies of the Marvellous Doctors for Magical Creatures, a wonderful new picture book from the talented team behind The Pirate Mums. Ideal for children aged 2+ (June 2022)
Blog posts for: Age 3
Win copies of My Granny is a Queen, the perfect book to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee by celebrating the queens in our own families – our grannies! Ideal for children aged 2+ (May 2022)
Win copies of Mayor Bunny’s Chocolate Town, for a great Easter read. Perfect for children aged 2+ (April 2022)
Whether you want to create a traditional Easter egg hunt or enjoy some family reading time, we’ve got an egg-citing host of activities for you to choose from.
Win copies of The Smile, exploring how much difference a smile can make with children aged 2+ (March 2022)
Win copies of Big Words for Little People: Celebrate and Our World, for great ways to introduce new vocabulary to children aged 3+ (January 2022)
Advice and guidance on how to start talking to your child or children about climate change at home, with practical ideas and suggestions.
Win a Numicon at home First Steps kit, designed to help you get your child’s early Maths learning off to the best possible start. (August 2021)
Win copies of I’m a Digger Driver and I’m a Fire Engine Driver, jumping into the driver’s seat and entering a world of imaginative play (July 2021)
Win a copy of The Pirate Mums, perfect for introducing young children to the idea that families come in lots of shapes and sizes! (June 2021)
How do you help build your child’s confidence and resilience? Teacher and child psychologist Jean Gross CBE shares her tips for helping children believe in themselves, and discusses how you can encourage them to be determined and enjoy challenges.
Win a copy of The Perfect Fit, a book packed full of positive messages about individuality and inclusion for young children. (March 2021)
Join in this World Book Day with video sessions from some of your children’s favourite authors and our library of free downloadable activity sheets!
Shapes are all around us and there are many ways you can start exploring them with your child. Get ideas on how to help familiarise your child with different shapes in all sorts of contexts.
To celebrate the publication of the brand-new All Aboard series, we’ve got three pairs of books to give away! (January 2020)
From hand-print Christmas wreaths to games to develop shape recognition skills, discover lots of toddler-friendly crafts and activity ideas to try with your little ones this Christmas!
To celebrate the publication of the brand-new Big Words for Little People series, we’ve got three pairs of books to give away! (November 2020)
Starting school is a big milestone in a child’s life – not to mention a parent/carer’s too! Here are eight engaging stories and picture books about starting school to share with your child, to gently prepare them for their first day.
Louise Pennington shows us her top five maths games, including ‘Bunny rabbit ears’ and ‘What’s in the bag?’, to help your child practise their number facts.
Early Years teacher and mother Sheila O’Reilly shows us how to use Numicon shapes to help your child learn to count and order numbers.
Early Years teacher and mother Sheila O’Reilly shows us how the 1st Steps with Numicon at Home kit can support your child’s early maths development.
Wendy Cooling MBE has selected her favourite illustrated books to help you introduce your child to the wonders of stories and storytelling.
Sharing a book at bedtime helps develop your child’s vocabulary, gets them used to the idea of regular reading, and gives you both a great opportunity to bond. Children’s author Cerrie Burnell gives us her top tips for getting the most out of bedtime reading.
Children’s librarian Greta Paterson shares her 5 top tips for choosing books for 3–7 year olds.
Science and engineering provide fantastic career opportunities, but science is not just for scientists – it’s a huge part of everyday life. A good grounding in science will help every child to navigate their world and make good decisions. Isabel Thomas recommends books for ages 3–11 to inspire your young scientist.
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