Find out how your child’s reading skills will develop in Reception. Discover fun activities, ideas, and books to support your 4–5-year-old at home.
Blog posts for: 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.
Once your child has mastered phonics and word-reading, where do they go next? Here are our ideas to keep your 7–11-year-old’s reading skills developing.
Find out how your child’s reading skills will develop in nursery. Discover fun activities, ideas, and books to support your 3–4-year-old at home.
Watch Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, read phonically decodable stories from her Read with Oxford Songbirds collections.
Join Winnie the Witch and her cat Wilbur on their madcap adventures in these stories from the Read with Oxford range of early readers.
Travel to strange times and faraway lands with this video collection of classic tales like Chicken Licken and The King and His Wish.
Join Biff, Chip & Kipper as the magic key takes them on adventures in exciting places. Includes The Bigfoot Mystery and The Strange Old House.
Watch storytellers read some of our favourite chapter books. Drusilla’s selfish friend Hagbag comes to visit, and Doug Lugg gets turned into a slug!
Let our professional storytellers take you on an adventure! Traditional tales, Winnie the witch stories, and more for children aged 3–8.
This beautifully illustrated Stage 2 book is filled with the traditional stories of The King and his Wish; The Tortoise and the Hare; The Greedy Dog; and The Magic Porridge Pot. The tales have been re-written so that children can read for themselves and gradually develop their phonics skills.
Drag the pictures to put this story in order.
Practise retelling traditional stories.
Tell a story based on your favourite headline.
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