Fun with Reading

Sharing books with children has many wonderful benefits and it will give you the opportunity to cuddle up, relax and share a special moment with your child. And remember, it's never too early or late to start!

Reading with your child can:

  • Develop your child’s language skills
  • Help you bond with your child
  • Help your child feel more relaxed
  • Boost your child’s confidence
  • Encourage your child to draw and write
  • Give your child a head start in life

Most importantly, it’s lots of fun! Take a trip to your local library and borrow a variety of fantastic books for free. If you need some inspiration for what to read next, take a look at our themed book lists. 

We've also got some great tips for making the most of sharing books with children of all ages below.  

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Sharing Books with Babies Sharing Books with Toddlers
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