Reading Aloud to Children: 7 steps to Making it Magical

Reading aloud with children is a far richer experience than watching storytimes online or on TV, however brilliantly read by actors!

These simple steps remind us that there is no right way to do this, but that turning the TV off, snuggling down and encouraging children to look closely and engage with the text is vital. This is a special time together for adults and children – a daily space to relax, read, connect and enjoy.

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