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Expand your child's knowledge and horizons with these fascinating and informative non-fiction picture books.
One of our favorite spelling word games at the moment is Pathwords Jr. It keeps my kids entertained while also teaching vocabulary, spelling and spatial reasoning. Watch this video to see my six-year-old son having fun playing it:
Here are some of the best spelling word games for helping your child to improve their spelling and vocabulary.
Play these early reading games and have fun with your child while they learn.
Try this fun writing activity where your child fills in the gaps to create their own personalised superhero story.
Help encourage your child to read more with this fun bingo reading activity.
Help your child practice spelling vowel sounds with this fun and educational spelling word bingo game.
Spelling word lists grouped by spelling pattern can be easier, and more fun, to learn. Print out and play with these spelling lists grouped by vowel sound.
Download some of the most popular classic children's talking books for free.
Children's books on CD are perfect for letting your child enjoy books which are above their reading level, exposing them to more advanced vocabulary and providing a good model for fluent reading. My children and I love them!
I have recently updated our list of favourite audiobooks to include all of our current top hits. Check out the updated list here.
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