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Parents can instil a love of reading long before a child goes to school and deepen that love of reading as the child grows up.

Reading at Home Tips for Parents

Hopefully this helps you with some ideas on reading at home with your child. As you can see in the video, we do not read that much text but we discuss the text and other things seen in the pictures.

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Above you will find some recommended books for years 1 to 6. They are just a small snippet of the books your child could read at home. These leaflets can be found in the school library if you would like a paper copy instead. Reading a selection of genres and authors will build your child's enthusiasm for reading and broaden their vocabulary too. 

  • Reading for Pleasure This website has lots of resources to ensure reading is enjoyed at home and some top tips to help when reading too.

  • Book ideas A great website to see current books and authors by age.

  • Book Trust Ideas for helping to read at home

  • Oxford Owl Ideas for reading at home