Reading at home
Part 1: Sharing in the book love - reading with your child
Reading a book offers so many benefits for children and adults alike. It can make us laugh, it can thrill us and it can even make us cry. Reading can help us find out more about the world and connect our lives with the lives of others. But what about reading for pleasure?
Part 2: Bringing stories to life - reading aloud to your child
Discover how to bring stories to life and learn tips on how to get the most out of reading aloud to your child. Martin from the National Literacy Trust has six helpful tips to get you started.
Part 3: Let's get chatty - talking about books with your child
Let's talk about books! Join Lucy from the National Literacy Trust as she shares tips on how to inject more fun and enjoyment into your child's reading experience. Lucy explains why 'booktalk' matters and four great ways to get started.
Part 4: We're going on a book hunt - finding the right book
Welcome to the fourth video in our Make reading fun with Chase Bank series which explores reading for pleasure. Martin from the National Literacy Trust is sharing tips on how to find the right book for your child.
It's time to build on the love of books by going beyond the books. Discover some creative ways for you and your child to get the most out of reading. To find the helpful list of recommended links and additional information which will help you put the fun back into reading, visit our website: https://wordsforlife.org.uk/activities/make-reading-fun-with-chase-bank/recommended-websites/ Tell us know how you get on as you and your child enjoy reading together.
Part 6: Make it memorable - the importance of empathy
In the final part of our series of videos exploring the power and importance of reading for pleasure, we have a look at how reading can help build empathy. Visit our website to find out more: https://wordsforlife.org.uk/activities/make-reading-fun-with-chase-bank/ Tell us know how you get on as you and your child enjoy reading together.