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How do I encourage a love of writing in my child?
The New York Times bestselling author and BookTrust Writer in Residence, Taran Matharu, shares his tips on boosting your child's writing skills and confidence
11 September 2017 at 16:14

How to keep kids safe using a tablet or smartphone
Worried about how much is too much? Mum-of-three Estelle Lloyd, who founded online safety app Azoomee, shares her screen time safety advice
10 August 2017 at 08:00

How to teach your child a second language
The best ways to encourage a bilingual babe
20 November 2016 at 10:24

Why fathers should read with their children
Fathers should lead – and read – by example
06 October 2016 at 19:35

How can I raise a child who loves to learn?
Simple strategies to ensure your child’s school years are more fun than fail
23 September 2016 at 17:23

6 of the finest educational magazines for children
We've gone beyond the newsstands to discover some beautiful and enthralling magazines for 3-12 year olds
23 August 2016 at 16:45

How can I inspire my child to be a voracious reader?
A love of books will spark your child’s imagination and stay with him for life
07 January 2015 at 10:22

How does my baby begin to learn?
Start your baby on the path of learning with the simplest of fun activities
06 January 2015 at 17:18

10 of the best ways to tell if your child is a genius
Gifted children are all very different, but here are ten tell-tale signs
13 March 2014 at 09:00

How to teach your child about politics
Inspire your future Prime Minister with these tips from Valerie Vaz MP
19 November 2013 at 11:58

10 of the best tips for doing well at school
Teacher Charlie Taylor offers his insider’s guide to get both you and your child to the top of the class
21 August 2013 at 09:00

Put pen to paper for the National Young Writers’ Award
Encourage an early thirst for literacy with this creative competition
08 March 2013 at 10:40

Be a super storyteller on World Read Aloud day
Boost your child’s imagination, literacy and confidence through reading
27 February 2013 at 10:33

How to be a magical storyteller
You don’t need to be JK Rowling to create bedtime tales to charm your child, just follow your feelings
03 January 2013 at 11:57

Do you take holidays in term time?
Schools get tough on unauthorised absences
17 December 2012 at 17:20

Everything you need to know about your child's reading
From expert tips to storybook heroes we bring you a bounty of reading materials
30 November 2012 at 11:47

Wendy Cooling's 10 best books for babies and young children
The founder of Bookstart shares her favourite books for pre-schoolers

How to overcome your child's reading difficulties
How to spot if your child has a problem learning to read
21 November 2012 at 19:33

Should I teach my child to read?
Top reading tips on how you can help your children enjoy books
21 November 2012 at 19:28

The truth about bedtime stories
The romantic idyll of cosying up for a bedtime read is not always quite as dreamy as you might think
21 November 2012 at 17:36

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