At Beanstalk we want every child to be able to read in a fun and confident manner, playing games has many benefits in making this possible. It is relaxed and fun, making it easier for you to engage with a child and build a relationship, impacting positively on their willingness to read.
If you have any more great tips on how to engage reluctant and struggling readers, then speak to us as we'd love to hear them. Or why not put your tips into action by becoming a Beanstalk trained reading helper?
With just a few tweaks Snakes & Ladders is a great game for developing literacy skills and confidence.Read more
Top Trumps can be a great way of developing a child's literacy skills and confidence.Read more
Reading poetry can be a great way for children to 'read' without them realising that they are doing it… but to get the best out of it we need to recognise that poetry is best performed.Read more
Did you know that jokes and puns can help children develop language and communication skills?Read more