How do we promote reading in the Nursery?

In Nursery we plan carefully for each stage of reading, ensuring children develop a love of books, have many opportunities to listen to stories, tell their own stories, begin to recognise familiar print around them and start to play with letters and sounds.

  • Develop a love for books and story language
  • Develop a sense of rhythm and musicality
  • Play listening games, silly soup, Georgie’s gym, bears picnic
  • Join in with familiar books using words and actions
  • Differentiate between words and illustrations
  • Begin to recognise familiar print in the environment
  • Use letters and sounds in our play