Books are brilliant, but did you know that a box of cereal could help your child to read, too? Reading out words on food packets can help your child learn as they eat!

What you need

Any food packets or yoghurt pots


Develops memory

Word recognition skills

Helps to increase vocabulary and reading confidence

How long will it take?

5 mins

What to do

  1. At breakfast time or meal times, read out some ingredients on a food packet. From tins of tomatoes to Rice Pops, words are everywhere, and the more you point them out to your child, the better they’ll remember them.

    child eating breakfast