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Best nursery rhymes and fairy tales apps for kids
Best nursery rhymes and fairy tales apps for kids
For many children, nursery rhymes and fairy tales are the first step on the road to independent reading. We’ve rounded up 10 of our favourite...
Poetry benefits for children
10 reasons poetry is great for kids
How do poems help with learning, and how can you inspire a love of poetry in primary-school children? Charlotte Hacking, judge of the Centre for...
Best poetry home schooling resources
Best poetry home schooling resources
Do you love poetry, or wish you had more time to explore it? Introduce your family to the delights of the spoken word with this selection of...
Best literacy home schooling resources
Best literacy home schooling resources
Whether your child is just learning to read and print letters or looking for ways to put their creative writing skills to the test, we've...
Reading challenges for primary school kids
60 reading challenges for primary school kids
Great ideas for keeping your child engaged with reading and broadening their taste in books.
Best poetry apps for children
Best poetry apps for kids
Help your child fall in love with poetry with these great apps for reading, listening to and creating poems.
Barnes Children's Literature Festival 2018
Best children's literary festivals in the UK
Bring books to life for book lovers of all ages, from pre-school to teenagers, at one of the world's best literary festivals. Meet authors,...
Best apps for new readers
Best apps for new readers
Reading doesn't always have to involve books. We've rounded up the best apps for children who are learning to read, ranging from...
Best poetry books for children
Best poetry books for children
We could tell you that reading and – even better – learning poetry by heart, will do wonders for your child’s memory, vocabulary and writing. We...
Children reading in classroom
Inspiring children to read
When it comes to encouraging children's love of books and reading, teachers (and librarians!) are the experts. We asked Ashley Booth – reader,...

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