Get our tips for reading with 6 - 9 year olds and in celebration of Roald Dahl Day, we speak to Emma Lakey – a young fan of his books. The featured cut-out-and-keep story is ‘Lizo's song’ by Christopher Hodson and Elizabeth Pulles (Cambridge University Press) with part one of a new read-aloud story to enjoy: ‘Haruki’s tail’ by Joanne Bloch.
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Nal'ibali supplement, edition 12
Nal'ibali supplement, edition 11
In this special Literacy Day edition we share top tips on how to grow children’s literacy and feature an interview with literacy NGO, the Family Literacy Project. The featured story is ‘Mama Mabena's magic’ by Dianne Hofmeyr and Karen Ahlschlåger (Cambridge University Press). The read-aloud story is ‘The colour of love’ by Ntombizanele Nkence (NAB Publishers).
Nal'ibali supplement, edition 10
Our 10th edition shows you how to make the most of story time, with activities to do before, during and after reading. The featured story is ‘The zebra and the hyena’ by Lesley Geekie Dawe and Nikki Jones (Jacana Media), and we share part two of the read-aloud story ‘Feleng learns to read’ by Joanne Bloch.
Nal'ibali supplement, edition 9
Learn all about reading with emergent readers (3-6 year olds), then be inspired by Story Star Jama Wezo, a father who bonds with his child through bedtime stories. The featured story in this edition is ‘How the hippo lost its fur’ by Jean Mbonyi and Jean Fullalove (NAB Publishers), and the read-aloud story is part one of ‘Feleng learns to read’ by Joanne Bloch.
Nal'ibali supplement, edition 8
In this edition, we discuss how and why to share books with babies and toddlers. Meet our Story Star of the week, inspiring mom Sindiswa Mondi, who has read to her baby since birth. And cut out and keep ‘Can you?’ by Carole Bloch and Wendy Hardie (NAB Publishers), or enjoy part two of the read-aloud story ‘The truth tree’ by Nola Turkington (Stories that Talk - Heartlines).
Nal'ibali supplement, edition 7
This week’s edition explores how to get storytelling with children, as well as how to use the Nal’ibali reading-for-enjoyment supplement in your reading club. PLUS features the story ‘Father snail’ by Xolisa Guzula and Turiya Magadlela (NAB Publishers), and the read-aloud story, part one of ‘The truth tree’ by Nola Turkington (Stories that Talk - Heartlines).
Nal'ibali supplement, edition 6
In this edition, we talk to the teens who started the Sakumlandela Reading Club in Khayelitsha, we share our top tips for choosing books for children, PLUS cut out and keep this week’s featured story, ‘Mom's taxi’ by Mteto Mzongwa, Onele Mfeketho, Orbin Lamna and Pamella Maseko (NAB Publishers). You can also enjoy the read-aloud story, ‘Little and big’ by Carole Bloch and Vian Oelfsen (Little Hands Trust).
Nal'ibali supplement, edition 5
Edition 5 features 7 fun activities to do in your reading club, PLUS a new cut-out-and-keep story ‘Something to do’ by Ann Walton (Jacana Media). PLUS we feature part two of the read-aloud story, ‘The running shoes’ by Marianna Brandt (Stories that Talk - Heartlines).
Nal'ibali supplement, edition 4
In this edition, we share our top tips for starting a reading club (who, where, when, what and how!). We meet the Eastern Cape-based Sinempumelo Reading Club; PLUS enjoy a new cut-out-and-keep story ‘The little hare’ by PRAESA, and part one of the read-aloud story called ‘The running shoes’ by Marianna Brandt (Stories that Talk - Heartlines).
Nal’ibali supplement, edition 3
In this edition, we look at 6 tips for developing reading and writing at home, learn more about the Langa Vulindlela Reading Club, and the inspiration behind all Nal’ibali reading clubs. PLUS enjoy the teen read ‘Broken promises’ by Ros Haden (from FunDza/Cover2Cover) and read-aloud story, ‘Two’ by Carole Bloch and Richard MacIntosh (Little Hands Trust).