Reading to children doesn’t come naturally to a lot of people. A qualified teacher gives advice for parents and teachers about how to best engage children when reading to them.
A qualified teacher goes through the ’10 Tips to Encourage and Support Children to Read’, originally published by the UK Government’s Department for Education (DfE).
An easy-to-make flipbook that can help your child build words by recognising sounds and blending them together.
Many children struggle to read but it can be hard to know what you can do to help them. In this video I share my advice as an early years […]
Watch my review of Max Einstein by James Patterson; a great book for promoting STEM subjects to children!
A book with no pictures? In Reception? SAY WHAT?! I review ‘The Book With No Pictures’, by BJ Novak.
A review and ideas for teaching in Reception and across the Early Years Foundation Stage using the wonderful picture book ‘Tuesday’ by David Weisner.
I take a look at ‘Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls’; a children’s book with 100 bedtime stories about the life of 100 extraordinary women from history and the present […]
This phonics wheel can really help when children are learning to blend! It’s easy to make and fun to use. Let’s get those little ones reading!
This video was requested and so here it is… everything you need to know about ‘blending’! Blending is the skill children need to learn in order to put sounds together […]
In this video you can find out how to help your child use phonics to read words and sentences. Support your child on their reading journey with phonics and these […]
Before children can read, there are lots of different things you can do to support their pre-reading skills and prepare them for their reading journey.