Tony Culliney

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Were You Read To?

Were you ever read to as a kid? Chances are that if you were, you have fond memories of the experience. Maybe a teacher read The Paper Bag Princess to your class when you were five, or one of your parents tucked you in at night with a much-anticipated chapter from The Lion, the Witch,

Read to your baby every day

It’s about Education

Books for Babies is not a programme about gifting books (although we do that), it’s about educating parents and giving them the tools to raise successful children. Studies have also shown that children who were read to as newborns have a larger vocabulary, as well as more advanced mathematical skills, than other children their age. There’s also

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Books for Babies: First 1000 Days

Storytime Foundation is expanding its Books for Babies programme to include families with babies from 3rd trimester to 3 years of age. To trial this we have commenced three pilots in the Far North, South Auckland and Rotorua.. The pilots are operating in collaboration with local agencies including Plunket, tamariki ora providers, Family Start, local