What is a Bear Rating?

One Bear Rating

Start having fun and learning together

  • Get started by sharing stories, songs and rhymes together
  • Your child will soon pick up on familiar sounds, words or finger play, e.g. This Little Piggy
  • Help your child to join in and you will notice them trying to talk to you through a variety of sounds, e.g. gurgling and babbling

Two Bear Rating

Your child will enjoy these games if, with encouragement:

  • They enjoy listening and responding to stories, songs and rhymes
  • They can repeat words or phrases from favourite stories
  • They already know some favourite stories, songs or rhymes that you have learnt together

Three Bear Rating

Your child will enjoy these games if, with encouragement:

  • They are aware of how books work, e.g. that stories have meaning and pages turn
  • Your child can listen to and remember stories
  • They can tell a story back to you in their own words and will know in advance what is going to happen next