For families

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There are lots of fun things you can do in the home and out and about to encourage your children's literacy development.

Things to do

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    Roald Dahl challenges

    We're asking children to create their own tasty treat inspired by Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for the first Bradford Stories Roald Dahl challenge.
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    Friendship fun!

    Use our book recommendation, tasty recipe ideas, friendship bracelet crafting activity and diary writing exercise to improve your child's literacy through the power of friendship.
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    Inspiring Parents

    We're inspiring families in Keighley and Tong & Bowling to fall in love with reading!
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Things to download

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    Literacy and wellbeing top tips

    Tips for parents on using reading and writing to improve children's wellbeing.
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  • Early years reading

    Choose the perfect book for your child with these book lists

    Discover new and exciting books for your baby and young child with these eight book lists.
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    Read your way around the world

    Encourage children to read their way around with world with our fun and engaging Reading Miles Global Challenge.
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Small Talk

Small Talk is our website packed with simple videos, tips and information to help parents of children aged 0-5 chat, play and read with their young child every day.

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