Birth to 4

Family Zone 0 to 4

Fun things to make and do

  • Stick Man

    Read and explore Stick Man

    Stick Man lives in the family tree. Here are some ways to explore the story with your child as you watch together.
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    'I don't want to wash my hands!' with the Little Princess

    Calling all Little Princess fans! Watch Tony Ross reading 'I don’t want to wash my hands!' and download a free Little Princess book.
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    Sharing stories together

    A series of tips and simple activities, translated into 13 different languages, to help your child to develop their speaking, listening and reading skills.
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Listen and watch

  • Spot on Puffin Storytime

    Puffin Storytime

    Regular storytime & draw-alongs for little ones, including Spot's Birthday Party! Catch it live every Monday to Friday at 3:30pm.
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    Nosy Crow Stories Aloud

    Tune in for a free daily picture book, accompanied with an audio reading.
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  • Bear Hunt

    We're Going on a Bear Hunt

    Watch these videos on the famous children's book then go out on your own bear hunt!
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  • GoNoodle


    Access hundreds of free movement and mindfulness videos for children.
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  • Early years tech apps

    LiteracyApps guide

    Literacy Apps is a handy guide for parents from the National Literacy Trust. Get the most out of apps that help your young children aged 0 to 5 learn language and communication skills.
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  • Signed Stories

    Signed Stories

    Use this ITV app to download best-selling children’s stories performed in British Sign Language.
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Useful websites

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    Small Talk

    Small Talk is a 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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    Words for Life

    The National Literacy Trust's website for parents is full of downloadable activities, guidance on literacy milestones, fun things to try with your child and lots more.
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    Hungry Little Minds

    The Department for Education's campaign offering simple, fun activities for kids, from newborn to five.
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