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fabulous World Book Day Ideas Age 3 Up

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Book Characters and World Book Day Ideas and Deals

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Why is reading important for children?

It has astonishing benefits for children: comfort and reassurance, confidence and security, relaxation, happiness and fun. Giving a child time and full attention when reading them a story tells them they matter. It builds self-esteem, vocabulary, feeds imagination and even improves their sleeping patterns.

Why is reading important for early years children?

Being read to provides comfort for children, improving their concentration and focus. Being read to gives children knowledge to understand and talk about the world around them. When children understand what is being read this helps them understand how words, phrases and sentences are put together.

Below are fabulous World Book Day Ideas

world book day ideas

Fabulous World Book Day Ideas To Choose From

The book tells a tale of a very brave little lion cub who learns about courage and achievement, and with the help of his father he is able grow up to become the ‘king’ of lions. With adorable coloured illustrations this is certain to become a much-loved book at bedtime and upon your child’s bedroom shelf.

The Very Fairy Princess

While her friends and family may not believe in fairies, Geraldine knows, deep down, that she is a VERY fairy princess. From morning to night, Gerry does everything that fairy princesses do: she dresses in her royal attire, practices her flying skills, and she is always on the lookout for problems to solve.

When a young girl walking in the woods discovers an empty house that belongs to a family of bears, she sets about making herself comfortable by eating their food and using their belongings. Valeri Gorbachev’s humorous illustrations present a delightful family of bears and are filled with homely detail.

“Little Red Riding Hood” is a story about a young girl who earned her nickname by the red hood or cap that she wears. On her way to visit her sick grandmother, whose frailty and illness prevents her from even getting up to open the door, Little Red Riding Hood is led astray by a wolf.

From the author-illustrator of The Black Rabbit, comes the story of Clemmie – a brave, fearsome cat who knows exactly how to catch a mouse. And she would prove it, too, except that she’s never actually seen a mouse. Perhaps, she thinks, they’re all afraid of her.

Everyone’s favorite postman finds himself in Alice’s Wonderland, knee-high to a Mad Hatter, but nothing can stop the Jolly Postman from completing his mail route as he travels through the Emerald City with Dorothy and other fairy-tale favorites.

Roald Dahl captures our imaginations in this story of witches who plot to turn children into mice. Luckily, the little-boy-turned-mouse who narrates the story defeats the antagonist, the Grand High Witch, and the other witches through his plan to turn them into mice. The plan works, and the witches are killed.

World Book Day Ideas for Dressing up

Celebration activities like dressing up are a special part of World Book Day. World Book Day can be celebrated in or out of costume, the important thing is that the day is fun and that children are feel included and are encouraged to read for pleasure.

What is role play in child development?

Role play is an activity where children, take on different roles or play different characters that either mimic real-life or imaginary experiences. It involves acting out certain roles, using imagination and creativity to bring those roles to life.

£1/€1.50 books

Introducing 2024’s brilliant line-up of BRAND NEW £1/€1.50 books. Use your World Book Day £1/€1.50 book token to get one of these brilliant reads for free between 15 February and 31 March 2024.

Enjoy seeing your childrens faces when their Noah and Maeve Parcel arrives with their World book day outfit in. all wrapped in beautiful tissue specially for them to open.

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