Children really like looking at newspapers and magazines. They’ll love reading ‘grownups’ stuff and looking at the pictures with you. Show them football scores or chat to them about the stories – it’s a great excuse for some quiet time and a wee cuddle together.

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Handy tips

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Make up funny sentences with a new word your child has learned

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Talk to your child about their friends

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Keep old envelopes and flyers to write on