Getting ready for bed
We all know that getting kids to bed on time can be challenging to put it lightly. Quick counting activities like these will help make your bedtime routine easier and more enjoyable for both of you.
Countdown to bedtime
Two minutes of teeth brushing
Pick somewhere your child goes to a lot – like their school, or the park, or a shop – and ask them to write down directions for how to get there from your home.
Even mealtimes can turn into storytimes. Ask your child to create a story about the Cutlery family – with characters like Peggy Plate, Jamie Knife, Fiona Fork and Baby Spoon.
If you come across a new word while you’re reading a story, try making up funny sentences with the new word.