Get children and their families learning rhymes together at your children's centre, nursery or playgroup.
Professionals around the country helped families discover the magic of fairy tales this June
Discover our Bookstart Rhymetimes sheets – with illustrations by Axel Scheffler, Polly Dunbar and others.
Bookstart Corner celebrates success!
Use our Rhymetimes factsheets cover all aspects of planning and delivering rhymetime sessions. Topics include: Common fears, planning, top tips, suggested rhymes and books to share and copyright guidance
Gifting the Bookstart Baby packs can be about so much more than just handing out the bags. Find out how you can help families get more from Bookstart and sharing stories and rhymes together.
Findings of the third stage in a longitudinal study of babies who received Bookstart in 1992 as well as summary findings from the first two stages (Conducted by Wade and Moore in 1998)
Small-scale evaluation, comparing intervention group with matched control group, conducted by Hines and Brookes (2005).
Findings from case studies with 8 families on how they experience bookgifting and use books in the home (2010 - Kate Pahl)