‘Postie’s been.’ Even simple things like flyers and letters can help your children with their reading. They might enjoy reading to you about neighbourhood watch or bin collections.
Tips to try at home
Tip #1: Read new words
Explaining how letters get to your house can be a great story in itself! You could talk about how the postman uses the information on the envelope - your name, address and postcode - to work out where to deliver the letter. You can sound out the letters and read the name on the envelope together - and then have fun opening it.