3 to 5 Tips and info

Your child will love it if you can spend time talking and reading with them. Ask them what they have enjoyed doing during the day or ask them questions about a book you have read together. Maybe you could join the library together. It's a great way to get reading and it's free!

  • Katharine Holabird, author of Angelia Ballerina gives her top tips for reading and communicating with children here

Libraries are free to join and offer more than just books these days. Most local libraries offer CD and DVD rentals, rhyme time for babies and young children, storytime for children of all ages, and they even offer events for adults. For more information about libraries click here.

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