Super Box 2014 conference and resources

Conference: Taking the Magic of Stories Home

‘Even though I’ve been working in the childcare sector for 27 years or more, I still found [the conference] very useful and got new ideas.’

‘Fantastic programme and attending the conference keeps that passion from going out!’

Super Box 2013 conference attendees

Super Box conferenceAttend a Super Box conference and get training, activities, ideas and inspiration – and register for your free resources.

Take part by attending one of our free conferences this September:


  • Wednesday 10 September – Llanelli
  • Wednesday 17 September – Llandudno
  • Tuesday 23 September – Newport


What's the conference programme?

The theme of the conference is Taking the Magic of Stories Home. This inspiring day will include:


  • Research – Why booksharing at home promotes the health and well-being of young children.
  • Keynote Speaker – How to engage parents in their children’s learning at home.
  • Participative workshops – Developing creative sessions for your families around the 2014 Bookstart books. Choice of two out of three.


 All conferences run from 10am to 4pm, with lunch included.

The Super Box resources

‘Super Box resources are invaluable’.          ‘Totally in tune with what we do’.

Super Box 2013 conference attendees

The Super Box resources include great children's books, activty sheets and more. They're perfect for you to use to demonstrate the benefits of sharing books to parents

Each Super Box includes:


  • Super Box book covers10 copies of Night Night by Petr Horáček – English Baby book
  • 10 copies of Ai Dyma Fy Nhrwyn? (Is this My Nose?) – bilingual Baby book
  • 10 copies of Wow! Said the Owl by Tim Hopgood – English EY book
  • 10 copies of Rwy'n Dy Garu Di mor Fawr â'r Byd (I Love You as Big as the World) – bilingual EY book
  • An A3 bilingual activity sheet for each book - with rhymes and Welsh language phrases
  • Bookstart theoretical framework, which explains the research behind the Bookstart programme
  • Bringing Books to Life DVD (optional)


Read case studies of how others have used the Super Box resources

The books in 2014 Super Boxes are the same ones which will be gifted in Bookstart packs to families from May 2014 to March 2015.  Find out more about the Bookstart packs in Wales