Over half term, we set an extreme reading challenge - to have a photo taken whilst reading in the strangest of places. We will add to the gallery above, as we receive more photos. Please feel free to send us any at any time. The more frequently children read books and listen to stories, the better readers they will become in later life. In Dexter Class, we firmly believe in the importance of story telling, regular reading and listening to stories. We share quality texts with the children every day, we read to them and use multimedia (Oxford Owl Storyteller clips) and audio books. We have just added the 'Teach Your Monster to Read' app, which is normally a paid app but is currently to download before Sunday 4th March. If you download before then, you will not have to pay a subscription for the duration of the time that you have the app. It is available on itunes, Amazon and Google Play.
"There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all." Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis "Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him." Maya Angelou
"There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book." Marcel Proust "You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book!" Dr Suess