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Come back soon for exciting tips and activities from our Early Words Matter campaign. In the meantime, here's some things you can do to support your child's language development at home.

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Explore a range of fun and easy-to-do activities with your little one and discover simple ways to support their reading, speaking and listening at home.

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    Explore our top ten recommendations for audiobooks that will help children explore the idea of hope and find positivity.

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Nothing beats the joy of getting lost in a good book. So this year, the National Literacy Trust is delighted to be partnering with Good Housekeeping to help young readers discover books that they will love.

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