Bookstart Sessions with Home-Start Newcastle Borough to support early learning and education in the home.

Would you like free activities to do with your child in the comfort of your home? The Bookstart packs contain nursery rhyme sheets, books, puppets and drawing pad/ crayons, together with ideas on other resources. The sessions cover 4 Bookstart themes:

Make time for a Rhyme!

Sharing rhymes is a fun way for children to learn new words and help them grow in confidence.


Sharing Books and stories

Sitting down together to share stories.  Talking about what is on the pages and encouraging the children to join in.


Making stories come alive

Using puppets with stories and rhymes to have more fun.


Fun with mark making

Enjoying mark making activities

If so, please contact us on 01782 938912 and register your details. We will send you 2 packs via the post containing the session outlines, advice on how to make the most of reading with your child and the resources.