Delightful stories read by professional screen actors in America. The movies use the illustrations from the books. There are lots of choices each with an activity guide.
The Children's Poetry Archive
A superb selection of poems arranged by themes, style or author. You can listen to an audio track of each poem being read by the author.
Lots of brilliant lesson ideas, plans, activities and resources to use in the primary classroom.
Oxford Owl is a free website built to help parents with their child’s reading. This is an excellent resource packed with free ebooks from the Oxford Reading Tree reading scheme, games and activities.
Words for Life
Words for Life’s aim is to inspire more people to read, more regularly, for both pleasure and personal advancement. Useful booklists especially chosen to appeal to less confident readers. Free resources matched to books.
Teaching Ideas has excellent free teaching suggestions and lesson resources linked to a selection of children's books and literature.
Santa's Little Helper
It's Christmas Eve and Santa is getting ready to make his delivery of presents to boys and girls all round the world. Find out in this story how he can deliver all the presents in time.
Teach Your Monster to Read
A free game for young children to practise the first steps of reading. The game is built on the principles of synthetic phonics and follows the teaching sequence of the Letters and Sounds programme.
The Literacy Shed
The Literacy Shed is home to a wealth of visual resources with teaching ideas suitable for use in the primary classroom. There are some fabulous animations to use as stimulus for writing.
BBC Teach features more than 1500 video clips from across 22 subjects to support teachers around the UK - completely free.