If you can only do one thing to benefit your child while they are not in nursery, it is read a story a day. This can be a new story each day or you can revisit the same old favourite every day for a week…it doesn’t matter as long as you spend some time together and share the experience. Books are not just for bedtime- they can be read anywhere and anytime. And you don’t even need a book- why not make up stories together?
You can visit our stoytelling sway to hear stories read by the Glenwood team –
Similarly, sharing songs and rhymes also supports literacy development. Why not visit the Bookbug website for ideas-
Alternatively, why not try the BBC radio website for nursery rhymes (rather than YouTube)-