Tips and expert adviceTop tips for writing a letter to Santa Claus
It’s around this time of year that many parents start to talk about a visit from Father Christmas as another way to encourage good behaviour from their little ones. A visit from the man in red is also a great way to engage your little ones with letter-writing, and we have some lovely paper to download to help them.
Tips and expert adviceHelping children learn to write
At the age of about 18 months, children enjoy scribbling and making marks but they don't yet have the fine motor control or hand-eye coordination for writing letters. Writing is a skill that develops over several years and children need lots of practice.
Behind the scenes at UsborneThe Travels of Ermine: a stoatily brilliant adventure
Jennifer Gray, author of The Travels of Ermine series featured in the Tom Fletcher Book Club 2018, explains the thinking behind her stoatily brilliant new animal adventure for 5-7 year olds.