Fun things to make and do: Birth to 4

  • Early years boy with book

    Children's wellbeing booklist

    If your child is worried about the changes around them, try sharing these books to help explain things.
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  • Peace at Last

    Read and explore Peace at Last

    Mr Bear is tired but all the sounds around him are stopping him from sleeping. Join in with the story and add the different sound effects.
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  • word hunt

    Support for multilingual families at home

    A series of tips and activities translated into 13 different languages.
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  • Whatever Next!

    Read and explore Whatever Next!

    Baby Bear wants to go on a trip to the moon. Watch 'Whatever Next!' being read aloud and have your own adventures with these activities.
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  • Scavenger Hunt

    Use your muscles scavenger hunt

    This activity will get your child using their muscles with things you have to hand. You can even join in too!
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    Draw Pip and Posy with Axel Scheffler

    Pip and Posy are best friends who love to play together! Watch Axel Scheffler, the author and illustrator behind the stories, drawing the fun loving pair and use the free activity sheets.
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    Read and explore The Three Little Pigs

    The Three Little Pigs need to move out of their home and build their own houses. Which house will be the strongest? Watch the story then try these activities with your child.
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  • 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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  • Playdough

    Using your hands to play

    There are lots of fun ways to play together with your child using your hands, like making things out of playdough! Try our tips.
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  • Spot the dog

    Spot colouring sheets

    Colouring in is great for children as it helps develop their motor skills. Download these Spot the Dog colouring in sheets for free.
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    Make and use a story sack

    Learn how to make and use story sacks with your child to make reading meaningful and fun.
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    Charlie and Lola themed activities

    Charlie and Lola-themed colouring sheets, spot the difference and finger puppets.
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  • Books to support numeracy and counting

    Books to support numbers and counting

    To celebrate National Numeracy Day in May, we have put together our top mathematical story books.
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