Children’s librarian Greta Paterson shares her 5 top tips for choosing books for 3–7 year olds.
Blog posts for: Age 5-6
Parents’ evenings are a very important part of the relationship you develop with your child’s school and teacher. Find out how to get the most out of them.
Looking for fun things to do with the kids this half-term? We’ve created a list of easy crafts, Halloween games and more.
Inspire your child’s imagination with the BBC 500 Words competition 2023 – a creative writing competition for 5 to 11 year olds, run in association with Oxford University Press.
Win copies of Amazing Animal Tales: Little Monkey and Tiny Tadpole, for little animal lovers. Suitable for children aged 2+ (September 2023)
Coming up with a great story idea can be tricky, so we’ve gathered together four fun activities to inspire your child’s creative writing as we celebrate creativity and imagination this September.
From island adventures to stories about twin detectives, here’s our list of favourite children’s books to read this summer.
Win copies of Isadora Moon: The Summer Fun Activity Book, perfect for fans of Harriet Muncaster’s characters. Suitable for children aged 5-8 (June 2023)
As March marks both Women’s History month and International Women’s Day, we’ve put together a list of our favourite reads which feature strong and inspirational female lead characters.
Win copies of Emerald and the Ocean Parade, about a mermaid princess who doesn’t feel like one at all. Suitable for children aged 5-8 (March 2023)
Make this year’s celebration of books and reading extra special with our no-sew World Book Day costume ideas, including Winnie the Witch and Isadora Moon.
Building confidence in maths early on will pay back many times over. Get tips for developing your child’s mental arithmetic skills.