Introducing the most frequently used words in the English language to children is a wonderful starting point to help them read confidently. Here’s how to use the Ladybird Key Word series to ease their journey back to school.
Discover how to use the new Actiphons series to help little readers on their first steps in phonics through to fluent, independent reading.
We all know reading can sometimes be tricky! That’s why using well-loved characters can help relieve the fear factor while adding a little fun, too. Here are a few tips and tricks that use familiar faces to kick-start everyday reading.
World Environment Day is a fantastic opportunity to devote time and effort to important environmental issues. Here’s how to celebrate on the 5th of June with your young English language learners using activities from Ladybird Readers BBC Earth books.
Reading aloud has lots of benefits, especially for children learning to read. Here are some simple ways that you can use this technique at home, whether you are homeschooling or reading for pleasure.
As a teacher, Tony Murray saw how celebrating achievements motivated his pupils in the classroom. He reveals how you can help build children’s confidence to help them succeed while learning.
The earliest teaching begins before school or nursery, in your very own home. Here, teacher Lorna Hillman gives her tips and tricks (with some added inspiration too!) so you can as help them thrive before formal education
Watch a recording of the Ladybird Readers Webinar: Teaching English at home. Hosted by education expert Vanessa Reis, the webinar is filled with useful tips and ideas to help you get the most out of Ladybird Readers at home.
We know that entertaining children with little attention spans is not always easy! These activity ideas can be used to banish boredom while engaging children in both literacy and storytelling.
ELT specialist Vanessa Reis Esteves argues the benefits of teaching fairy tales in a classroom setting, to develop children’s emotional intelligence, creativity and critical thinking skills.