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Tips and Tricks to Help Motivate New Readers
Activities, Articles, Blog
Tips and Tricks to Help Motivate New Readers
Tue Nov 16 From reading outdoors to creating a personalised bookmark, these ideas are designed to help motivate new and young readers. 
How to Use Key Words for Back to School Reading
Articles, Blog
How to Use Key Words for Back to School Reading
Tue Sep 7

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.

How to Practise Phonics at Home
Articles, Blog
How to Practise Phonics at Home
Thu Jul 29

Discover how to use the new Actiphons series to help little readers on their first steps in phonics through to fluent, independent reading.

How Favourite Characters Can Foster a Love of Reading
Articles, Blog
How Favourite Characters Can Foster a Love of Reading
Mon Jun 21

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.

Using Reward Charts to Build Confidence When Reading
Activities, Blog
Using Reward Charts to Build Confidence When Reading
Wed May 26

Using reward charts while reading is a great way to help foster a reader’s sense of accomplishment and confidence. Here are some easy ways you can use them to motivate children on their reading journey. 

Celebrate World Environment Day 2021
Articles, Blog
Celebrate World Environment Day 2021
Wed May 26

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.

How to Start a Book Club at Home
Activities, Blog
How to Start a Book Club at Home
Mon Apr 19

A book club is a wonderful way to make reading a regular and fun activity. Here’s our five-step guide to starting your own, at home.

6 Outdoor Reading Activities to Engage Young Readers
Activities, Blog
6 Outdoor Reading Activities to Engage Young Readers
Wed Mar 3

Outdoor reading activities open up a range of learning opportunities, so we asked educational consultant Dani Mundy for some inspiration to help us get active while learning to read. Here are six of our favourites that will show young learners that books are so much more than just a rainy day activity…

Danielle Mundy
ELT Consultant
How to Begin Reading Aloud with Young Learners
Articles, Blog
How to Begin Reading Aloud with Young Learners
Wed Jan 27

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.

Danielle Mundy
ELT Consultant
The Secret to Building Children’s Confidence While Learning
Articles, Blog
The Secret to Building Children’s Confidence While Learning
Thu Nov 19

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.

Tony Murray