Reading with your child
Sharing a book with your child is fun! It is a time for closeness, laughing and talking together - and it can also give children a flying start in life and help them become lifelong readers.
If you are not feeling confident about reading aloud or sharing books, don’t worry - there's no right or wrong way to enjoy a story together. But if you'd like some tips, here are a few pointers to help you out. Mr Speck has put together some wonderful videos to help you read with your child. In each video, Mr Speck takes you through a reading skill, and models how to make reading as engaging as possible.
Here's an introductory video with general tips, then videos for particular skills below.
Reading skills reference sheet