Reading

Bookbeat audiobooks made my reluctant reader smile - can't you see?
Free Activities For Kids

5 reasons why Audiobooks are perfect for active kids and reluctant readers

Sometimes it’s hard to get my wee boy to read – he just doesn’t sit still for long enough. He is very much one of those classic reluctant readers. He is so active, there is almost always seems to be something better to do. He’d rather kick a football, jump on a trampoline, watch a spider […]


by Helen • June 16, 2017
How to make ABC Sponge Stamps
Free Activities For Kids

How to make ABC Sponge Stamps

Practicing the ABC’s can be repetitive and dull when the same teaching techniques are used over and over. Add some variety to your child’s alphabet letter learning by making these darling ABC Sponge Stamps together! Make one for all 26 letters and stamp out the predictability of teaching the alphabet. Your little one can use these sponge stamps […]


by Helen • June 13, 2017
Lollies Shortlist announced AND Win the ENTIRE Funny Book Shortlist for you and a charity or school!
Great giveaways for kids & parents Open giveaways

Scholastic: Lollies Shortlist announced AND Win the ENTIRE Funny Book Shortlist for you and a charity or school!

The Laugh Out Loud Awards 2017 are designed to celebrate the very funniest books in the world of children’s fiction and today, we’re very excited to be celebrating the Lollies Shortlist announcement! The shortlist, which you can read for the first time below, features the Lollies judges’ twelve funniest reads, ranging from picture books up […]


by Helen • June 6, 2017
Design your own room coloring sheets and activities
Free printable activities & reward charts

Design your own room coloring sheets and activities for kids

If your kids have shown interest in interior design or if they just need some creative fun we just know they are going to love these design your own room coloring sheets and activities for kids. We really do love to encourage kids to pursue their passions here at KiddyCharts and these activity sheets are perfect […]


by Helen • May 26, 2017
Sign up to KiddyCharts newsltter for your chance to win £100 of Scholastic Books for yourself and your school/charity
Great giveaways for kids & parents

Your chance to win £100 Scholastic book bundle every term for you and a charity!

Ever stuck for inspiration on what to read with your children? Sometimes finding new books they’re going to love is hard, and so we’re really excited to be announcing our new collaboration with Scholastic Book Clubs – intended to help you do just that! We are going to be giving you the chance to win […]


by Helen • May 25, 2017
Books about love for toddlers
Free Activities For Kids

10 books about love for toddlers

We are sharing a list of wonderful books about love for toddlers with you today as the key to inspire the love for reading is to start early. 1. A Great Big Cuddle by Michael Rosen and Illustrated by Chris Riddell Beautifully illustrated poems, perfect for toddlers and pre-schoolers, documenting problems and pleasures of being […]


by Helen • February 8, 2017
Awesome How Cities Work from Lonely Planet Kids
12 Days of Christmas

Win How Cities Work from Lonely Planet Kids #KiddyChartsAdvent

You have an awesome chance today on DAY FIVE of our 12 festive giveaways in 12 days to enter for a chance to Win How Cities Work from Lonely Planet Kids to the lucky winner on our chosen day. Get ready to explore the city in a whole new way: inside, outside and underground. How Cities Work is […]


by Helen • December 5, 2016
Great giveaways for kids & parents

Win a Lonely Planet kids book bundle for summer travel funtime! #KiddychartsSummer

We only have four days to go in our summer countdown now, and so today we are going to inspire a love of travel with some wonderful books from Lonely Planet Kids to giveaway. All the other giveaways are still open so don’t forget to check them all out. Now though, you can kickstart wanderlust in […]


by Helen • July 19, 2016
Twelve dancing princesses is a charming story for the kids, and we have some lovely activities to accompany reading it from Storytime magazine, as well as the opportunity to get a free copy of the mag too. Visit the site for colouring sheets, posters, a word search and more now!
Free printable activities & reward charts

Twelve Dancing Princess activities with Storytime

This month Storytime has some free printables based around the beautiful tale of The Twelve Dancing Princesses, where a brave young soldier finds out how they wear their shoes out every night! The Twelve Dancing Princesses features in this month’s Storytime, along with The Proud Peacock, Stig of the Dump, The Mouse Deer and the […]


by Helen • June 22, 2016
Great giveaways for kids & parents

#Win six month subscription to Readly giving you access to all the magazines you ever dreamed of! (two available)

As a blogger, I sometimes get really, really cool stuff to do. Contrary to popular belief though, bloggers do pay for things. In fact, we pay for a lot of things. Particularly the stuff that we really love. Readly is something that I have been paying for every month because it is brilliant. For only £7.99 a […]


by Helen • May 24, 2016