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Shop ’til you Read, Write, Count

Shopping is much more fun when there’s two of you. You could write a shopping list together, find the items and count the money at the checkout. This way, you won’t just get everything you need – you’ll have plenty of laughs along the way. Watch this short video to see all the ways you can make a shopping trip a shopping experience.

Handy tips

Plan your next party – write out a list of who to invite, and make your own invitations

Kids love to talk about their favourite characters from their tv shows or cartoons they like. You could get them to write about them, too. Ask your child to say why they like that character? Are they funny, clever, do they have special powers?

Making crayon rubbings of coins is a great way to help your child find out about the numbers on coins, and the different sizes of each coin.