1. Encourage your child to read Reading helps your child’s wellbeing, develops imagination and has educational benefits too. Just a few minutes a day can have a big impact on children of all ages. 2. Read aloud regularly Try to read to your child every day. It’s a special time to snuggle up and enjoy a story.Continue reading “10 top tips for parents to support reading at home”
Set aside some time – Find somewhere quiet without any distractions – turn off the TV/radio/computer. Ask your child to choose a book – Sharing books they have chosen shows you care what they think and that their opinion matters. This means they are more likely to engage with the book. Sit close together –Continue reading “Reading Update: 6 Tips for reading with your child.”
What is Paired Reading? Paired Reading is a technique that parents can use to help their own child with reading practice. The method involves the parent who is a skilled reader and the child who is learning, reading a book together. Who is it for? Every child will benefit from using Paired Reading. What areContinue reading “Reading Update: What is Paired Reading?”
Earlham library (and many other Norfolk libraries) often have book sales for those that are withdrawn from circulation. In December, I bought these 20 books for £2. They’re all in really good condition.
Storyline Online National Geographic – Young Explorer Oxford Owl Norfolk Library – Overdrive
Borrow up to 15 books for free, for up to three weeks at a time to read for fun and relaxation or to help with your studies Download e-Books e-Audio books and e-Magazines free of charge on to your smart phone, tablet or other device Libraries are not just about borrowing free books. It’s cheap to alsoContinue reading “Reading Update: 8 Reasons to go to your local library”
Open Library lets you access your local library, its books, computers and spaces even while the building is unstaffed. Just talk to a member of staff and they’ll add the extra access to your library card. If there’s no member of staff available, give the library a call on 01603 774777. If you’re under 16Continue reading “Reading Update: Access your local library even when it is unstaffed.”
Did you know, you can get free eBooks and eAudio books online through Norfolk library service? Register at your local library. https://norfolk.overdrive.com/
Read eBooks for Free Use the Norfolk Libraries service to read ebooks for free. Sign in to OverDrive using your Library number.
Tips for Reading with your children …from SeussVille This site gives some good tips for reading, plus there are loads of other resources.