Reading at home
There are many ways that you can keep your children reading at home during school closures. Here are some of the free resources that are currently being offered.
Salford Libraries Summer Reading Challenge
Join the Silly Squad and read all Summer
The Summer Reading Challenge is for childrenaged 4-11yrs, whatever their stage of reading development. Young children can read picture books with parents/carers, share the reading in a simple book or listen to an audio book. Children gaining confidence can choose a range of material, from information and jokes to poetry and comic books. Older children can choose whatever they like…as long as they enjoy reading all summer long! All types of reading count towards the challenge. Children can set targets and record their progress on www.sillysquad.org.uk, to earn digital rewards, watch videos and play games.
Please click on this link for further information Finding Books to Read for the Summer Reading Challenge 2020.pdf
Keep your child up to date with the News, by clicking on First News 3rd July - 9th July 2020
Children's Digital MagazinesNo need to go out to pick up your favourite magazine. Read full digital copies for free from your computer, smartphone or tablet via the app. Magazines include Horrible Histories, 3D World, Match of the Day and many more. Borrow an unlimited number of magazines to keep forever or delete when you want. Register here with your library card or if you don't have one, get a temporary one here which you can use.
Free Audio Books
To access free audio books in 6 different languages please click on the link https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
Renaissance myON are offering free access to thousands of digital books. myON links with both Star Reading and Accelerated Reader quizzesClick on the link to start reading.
Please see below the parent/carer letter from Renaissance, under the letter there is a link that you can click on to download the instruction guide.
To download the myON Parent Guide please click on the download button below.
Help your young child learn to read, and love to read, with our eBook library, containing over 100 free eBooks. Our eBooks have been developed for children aged 3–11, to teach them to read using phonics.