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    • Reading With Your Toddler 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, ND)
      Reading with your toddler is a valuable way to spend precious time together. It is also one of the most significant experiences to help your child learn language. The key to sharing books with your toddler is to look for ...
    • Helping Your Child to Develop Numeracy Skills 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, ND)
      Numeracy includes number and counting, matching, recognising shapes and patterns, and understanding measurements and space. Children’s early experiences of numeracy should be based on first-hand experiences of the things ...
    • Reading With Your Baby 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, ND)
      Reading with babies is a valuable way to spend precious time together. New babies will not understand the words you read in the beginning but a familiar voice and cuddling are exactly what babies need. Books should be ...
    • Helping Your Baby to Develop Language 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, ND)
      The main thing you can do to help your baby develop good communication and language skills is to talk to your baby as much as you can. Babies learn to talk by hearing other people talking.
    • What Do We Mean by Numeracy? 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, ND)
      Numeracy is more than just being able to ‘do sums’. It is about having the confidence and competence to use numbers and think mathematically in everyday life. This covers so many things from understanding concepts of time, ...
    • Reading With Your Young Child 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, ND)
      Tips for reading with your young child.
    • What Do We Mean By Literacy? 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, ND)
      Literacy has previously been thought of as just the skills of reading and writing. Today we know that literacy is about being able to read and understand various forms of communication, not just books, but spoken language, ...
    • Children's Books for Special Needs: First Experiences 

      Barnardos; Fingal County Libraries (Barnardos, 2000)
      Did you ever face something new, and wish that someone had taken a few minutes to discuss with you what was going to happen, or how you might feel? The books contained in this list are just for that. Aimed at children from ...
    • Guide to Books for 0-5 Year-Olds 

      Ryan, Barbara (Barnardos, 2003)
      The value of reading to children is immeasurable.As we read to children we are helping to open their imaginations, teaching them new words, new ideas and new languagesW.e teach them about life, rts rules and its ...
    • Guide to Books for 0-5 Year-Olds 

      Ryan, Barbara (Barnardos, 2004)
      A boy of six years recently took a holiday with his family. In his luggage were lots of toys for the journey but just two books. As it turned out, only one book was needed. Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes, ...
    • Guide to Games and Activities for 0-5 Year-Olds 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2005)
      Play is essential for learning and the singular central activity of childhood, occurring naturally at all times throughout a child’s day.While playing, children explore their world, learn about their bodies, test their ...
    • Learning Together: A Parent's Guide to Early Childhood Learning 

      McDermott, Michele (Barnardos, 2010)
      This guide is for the parents of children between birth and the age of six. Research studies have consistently found that these early years of life are critical to the emotional and intellectual development of a child.