World Book Day has been annually celebrated on the first Thursday of March since 1995. The charitable event strives to give every child a chance to read by distributing book vouchers to everyone in full-time education. The vouchers can be spent in any UK bookshop or even at pop-up book stalls that visit schools.
The initiative is undoubtedly incredible. For many of us our love of literature, or lack thereof, stems from childhood experience. We can all remember the authors that captured our attention in a way that others struggled to. Thus, it’s vital that children have the opportunity to establish a positive relationship to literacy early-on and, luckily enough, we have seen huge advancement in this area over recent years.
A pivotal, and on occasion overlooked, way of supporting your child’s literary development is through the use of apps. Understandably, parents often become concerned when the mention of technology arises in relation to their child and this isn’t entirely unfounded. However, it is evident that a number of applications have can have a positive effect on a child’s development.
It can be difficult to know where to start with the millions of applications available to us. That’s exactly why we wanted to direct you towards the top 6 applications to support your child’s literary development and creative habits!