Children’s librarian Greta Paterson shares her 5 top tips for choosing books for 3–7 year olds.
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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.
Win a free copy of The Wild, a lyrical modern fable with a hopeful message about how our environment needs us just as much as we need it. Suitable for 3+ (November 2023)
It might seem strange to spell the same word differently. Is it -ise or -ize at the end? Which is right? Is it American or English? Find out here!
Win a free copy of Thunderboots, a fun story about a little girl who realises that what makes her different is also what makes her unique! Suitable for 3+ (October 2023)
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)
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.