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Websites for parents

Talking Point is run by ICAN, the children’s communication charity. This website has free downloadable tip sheets in  multiple languages, information on ages and stages, as well as an interactive progress checker.

Bookstart provides free book packs for all children in England. The website also has reading recommendations by age and information on fun free events. www.bookstart.org.uk Words for Life has downloadable activities, songs and rhymes, book recommendations, top tips and fun activity  ideas.

Talk to Your Baby is run by the National Literacy Trust and is associated with Words for Life (above). The website has downloadable tip sheets in many languages. www.talktoyourbaby.org.uk  

Talk, Listen and Cuddle is a campaign from Essex County Council. The website has tips for communicating with your child as well as the words for songs and rhymes.