Useful Resources for Parents and Children

Please find below a list of websites and links containing resources we would recommend in preparing both you and your child for starting Nursery.

  • Open University provide a great article about reading aloud with your child, below there is also additional information about this on the 'Supporting Readers at Home' poster.
  • Hungry Little Minds is a government campaign set up to encourage language development, communication & early learning skills. This link has lots of learning through play suggestions as well as recommendations on the best learning apps to support your child in getting ready for Nursery.
  • White Rose Maths provide some great early years home learning ideas, all based around stories.
  • 'Top tips for developing talk' can be found here.
  • Advice for bilingual families can be found here.
  • BBC offer some great teaching resources for younger children;
  • Kingston & Richmond are putting their Chat & Play sessions online this Summer – they are opportunities to chat to professionals about speech, language, emotional development, physical skills etc.
  • Use this fantastic downloadable e-book called 'Staying Home' to explain Covid19 and the current situation to your children.