How to Choose an Alphabet Book

My favourite two-year-old was scrambling onto my knee with a library book for me to read to him. It was an alphabet book with beautiful pictures. As we turned the pages and chatted together about the pictures I noticed that some pages were better than others. This is often the case with alphabet books. And it’s not the beautiful pictures … Continue reading

How to teach your child to read

Learning to read marks a stage in growing up.  It’s a special time and it can be so much fun. But how to start?  Do you initiate reading or does the child?  Is there a right age to start?  I think that with children under the age of seven it’s best to let the child lead; if you are reading heaps to your child … Continue reading