Nurturing your child’s language skills
How to read with your child
The Book Trust
100 Books for Children:0-5
Words For Life
Knick Knack Paddy Whack
Five Little Freckled Frogs
Children and technology
The risk of technology to human development
Cyberpsychologist Dr Mary Aiken warns of the risk to human development posed by our obsession with cyberspace. Millions of babies round the world deprived of eye contact and proper attention, because their parents are distracted by their smartphones, could cause “an evolutionary blip”.
Words for life– For parents to help their children develop vital communication and literacy skills from birth to age eleven.
The UK’s largest children’s reading charity.
National Literacy Trust
A charity that aims to give children the literacy skills they need to succeed in life
The Communication Trust
Supporting children and young people who struggle to communicate because they have speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) as well as supporting all children and young people to communicate to the best of their ability.
A national family support charity providing help and support in all aspects of family
A Youtube channel full of helpful videos about learning, wellbeing and behaviour from the Family Lives charity.
A charity helping to give every child in the UK the best start in life. You can find lots of great videos on the Best beginnings video channel.
Knowledge, advice and support on everything from conception to childbirth, from babies to teenagers from other parents.
Lots of advice and support for fathers on how to be an involved dad.
Help with dealing with children’s behaviour
Technology for under 5s
Sharing nursery rhymes
Talking to your baby
Helping your child learn All my child wants to do is draw and play https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=558KOYN7jeE
Babies learning at home
Baby brain development
Getting dads involved
Your child and the wider world Lifeskills for toddlers – preparing them for school https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KvJy-7Gs94
Tips for reading bedtime stories