ARTICLES RELATING TO READING

Why there needs to be more autistic characters in children’s books

2018-02-02 10:26

Autistic characters in children’s books are few and far between. But it's important that children read about characters who are different or maybe even more like them than they initially thought.

Boost your memory by reading out loud

2018-01-05 11:00

Struggling to remember the most mundane details? Reading out loud may help.

Best reading apps and programmes for children

2017-12-19 11:04

Is your child struggling to read? These remedial reading apps are guaranteed to boost your child's confidence.

This 4-year-old boy actually read 100 books in one day

2017-12-13 13:17

So, how much did you get done today?

Playing 'school-school' helps prepare kids for 'real school'

2017-08-30 15:45

Remember 'playing school' or 'school-school'? It turns out it actually encourages us to read and develop a positive attitude towards learning as we grow up.

"The Girl Without A Sound" now in Xhosa and Zulu

2017-08-04 16:02

This empowering children’s book is now available in two additional South African languages.

Brain mechanics: When your child learns to read

2017-05-16 09:26

Why learning this crucial skill is harder than we can imagine.

English reading set lists for Grade 10 to 12

2017-04-07 13:50

Curious to see what the kids are reading at school these days? Here are the Grade 10, 11 and 12 lists.

Encourage your kids to read with our fun library scavenger hunt

2016-10-06 09:15

Make your next trip to the library extra fun.

Suzelle DIY tells us how to be a Story Bosso

2016-09-20 14:15

The Nal’ibali’s Story Bosso talent search is underway! Here's how your kids can enter this fantastic opportunity to become a published author.

 

Read Aloud Day: Open the door to new worlds!

2018-01-29 14:17

Today is World Read Aloud Day! Here’s why and how you can start reading aloud to your kids today and every day after.

No, sleeping beauty isn't sending the wrong message about consent – why we shouldn’t ban fairytales

2018-01-04 16:16

Although one mom has suggested Sleeping Beauty should be banned from the school curriculum as it sends the wrong message about consent, there is a lot more to the fairytales our little ones read.

South Africa has a reading crisis: why, and what can be done about it

2017-12-18 15:43

Children need to be taught to read for comprehension, not just to parrot what they hear.

4 ways stories make your kid smarter

2017-09-28 12:12

Learn how you can use reading and storytelling to help your child excel.

Finding it hard to get your tech-savvy child to pick up a book?

2017-08-08 13:36

Well, get off your phone and follow these tips to help your child to develop a love for reading.

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WATCH: This Soweto jungle gym doubles as a free community library

More than 2.3 million South Africans are unable to read, but this innovative art project hopes to change that statistic.

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Picture books with no words help parents and children read

2017-04-20 14:01

A local study shows that wordless picture books can improve the reading relationship between parents and children.

Should Shakespeare be scrapped from the SA school curriculum?

2017-03-31 15:53

With South Africa's school curriculum being reviewed once again, we're wondering if this could be the end of Shakespeare in schools.

5 ways to bribe your kids into reading

2016-10-03 15:54

Is bribing your kids to read a good idea? Yes, say experts, as long as you do it right.

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WATCH: A tour of where SA writers work

Meet South African creators and visit their working spaces, where all the magic happens.

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