World Book Club Day
This year will be the first, proper world book day since the pandemic. With children finally been able to dress up as characters from their favourite books and share stories with teachers and classmates. We’ve rounded up fun ideas here to make your World Book Day extra special!
If you’re scrambling around for that last-minute costume there are plenty of ideas in this useful blog post, including a brilliant Gangsta Granny outfit and a very cute 101 Dalmation:
The Literacy Trust have a free PDF you can download today with 25 ways to celebrate World Book Day from ideas on how to make reading fun at home to ideas on how to choose a book to read:
We thought this was a wonderful idea, especially if you are at home with a preschooler… Reading to a pet or cuddly toy! The article suggests your child chooses the story, then as you read the story to the child, they encourage your child to stroke the pet whilst pointing out some of the detail in the pictures. Find out more here: https://wordsforlife.org.uk/.../reading-to-a-pet-or.../
Finally, we have a lovely craft from last year on our blog where you can print out and make a book banner for your cosy reading corner. It’s super simple and fun! Download yours here: