Children can enjoy reading books and picture books at any age. Here are our top tips for reading English books at home.

  • Read English books with your child as often as you can.
  • If possible choose the books together at a bookshop or library.
  • You can try to build up a small collection of English books at home.
  • Let your child choose which book they would like to read each time.
  • Watch our video tip to see how a young family uses picture books.
  • Older children can enjoy reading with a parent too!
  • Find out more in our article about using books with older children and teenagers.

Watch a video tip:
https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/video-tips/picture-books

Read an article:
https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/helping-your-child/using-books-with-older-children-and-teenagers