I always knew reading to my kids was important, but this has opened my eyes to how important and how much.
Free Books For Babies
Parents with newborn babies in WA can collect a free Better Beginnings reading pack from their local library or from their Community Child Health Nurse.
You can find your nearest library using the Find a Library search at the top of this page.
You can also find your local child health clinic at the Healthy WA Website.
Your reading pack includes:
- A board book for your baby (this is a gift from your local council)
- A nursery rhyme poster
- A book list for babies and toddlers filled with great books to find at your local library
- A brochure with tips for enjoying reading with your baby
- 'It's Rhyme Time' booklet and DVD to sing along with
- A library bag
"Children are made readers on the laps of their parents."