Tactile Book Videos

Child and care worker reading together

Getting Ready

Lachlan is excited to join in with this book. Jill and Lachlan share the story at a lovely pace and really make sure he has time to enjoy each page and explore the different textures.

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Little girl plays on a toy while being read to

Off to the Beach

Watch Amelia enjoy the sounds and textures of Off to the Beach, a tactile book available to children and families with additional support needs.

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Little boy laughing at picture book being held by a woman

Off to the Park

There are some lovely moments of interaction in this video. Liam’s mum invites him to come and share a book, and he dips in and out of the activity. He starts the book, but immediately wants to turn the pages. His mum is so responsive and follows his interest.

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Little boy with picture book

That's Not My Train

The touch and feel elements of this book make it extra special. The wee boy in this film really interacts with the different textures and you can see the joy as he uses his senses to take part in the story. Notice how his mum gives him lots of time to explore the textures.

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That's Not My Dragon

The girl in this film is desperate to make some noise before she’s ready to join in with the story. Her mum and dad go with it and wait until she’s ready, at which point she happily joins in, counting the dragon claws and even singing Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.

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Baby looking at picture book

That's Not My Monkey

The family in this video share the book in another language, which is lovely to see. Mum uses the pictures to read the story and translate the book. It’s easy to see from their smiling faces and all the laughter and interaction how much fun they’re having.

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