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Hungry little minds

Activities for parents and their children under 6

The Hungry Little Minds Campaign was designed to make it easier for parents to support their child’s early development at home by chatting, playing and reading with them.

The Hungry Little Minds website offers a variety of age appropriate ideas for families with children under 5.  The ideas include, tips, fun activities, Apps and information for parents which reinforces the benefits of talking, reading and playing together with their children. 

You can access the website by clicking here. Hungry Little Minds website

Other useful weblinks you can share with your children include;

CBeebies Storytime

CBeebies Storytime is filled with free interactive story books and bedtime stories for young children and is a great way to enjoy reading with your little one. The library is always growing, with amazing stories featuring all the CBeebies’ favourites.

CBeebies Playtime Island

CBeebies Playtime Island contains a wide range of fun and educational games to help children understand the world around them and support the development of core skills. Children can play along with all of CBeebies’ most popular characters.

BBC Tiny Happy People

Lots of great videos, activities, tips and advice to develop your child’s language and communication skills from birth and beyond

Talking Point

Your first stop for information on children’s communication

NSPCC – Look, Say, Sing, Play

Fun and easy tips to help you bring even more Look, Say, Sing and Play into your daily routine with your baby.