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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.

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. 

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
7 Activities from the Do You Know? Series
Activities, Blog
7 Activities from the Do You Know? Series
Fri Sep 25

These fascinating books are perfect for some at-home activities with your child. From watching videos to reading and comprehension, here’s how to get the most out of the series.

Danielle Mundy
ELT Consultant
How to Begin Early Teaching at Home
Articles, Blog
How to Begin Early Teaching at Home
Tue Aug 11

The earliest teaching begins before school or nursery, in your very own home. Here a teacher gives her tips and tricks (with some added inspiration too!) so you can help them thrive before formal education.

Lorna Hillman