Your child loves to hear your voice when you read to them. So make it even more fun with a special reading corner. You can even decorate it to fit the theme of the book you’re reading.

What you need

An umbrella

A blanket

Lots of books



Learning through watching and copying others

Learning to listen

Develops vocabulary, encourages imagination and decision making.

How long will it take?

An afternoon

What to do

  1. Put the umbrella up and lay the blanket underneath. Now you have a cosy den.

    umbrella on mat with books
  2. Now ask your child to help decorate the corner with anything you like and fill it with their books. Add some pillows to make it extra comfy.

    gran and girl reading book on mat with umbrella and toys