Illustrator: Stephen Michael King

Recommended books

Reading aloud to your child is a wonderful opportunity to share and bond with your child.

Reading guides & recommended books for:

View DVD sampleInfants 0-2 years
View DVD sampleToddlers 2-3 years
View DVD samplePreschoolers 4-5 years

There is a wealth of evidence to support the fact that children who are read aloud to regularly when they are young, are readily able to learn to read, once they start school.

Being read to at an early age lays the foundation for essential literacy and language skills which your child will need when later learning to read.

It will help extend their vocabulary and teaches them how books ‘work’. These early skills are caught rather than taught.

Building reading skills

Being read to and being allowed to handle books, begins to build a life-long love of reading and develops the following essential pre-reading skills: