Storybooks and games
Here you can find lots of lovely interactive books to read online or watch with signing.
There are classic children's stories that we think you and your family will love, including Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy by Lynley Dodd to Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and Patrick Benson, along with newer favourites such as Chris Haughton's Oh No, George! and Everybunny Dance! by Ellie Sandall.
Our storybooks and games are free to use, however some older devices aren't able to support them. You can also watch our Storytime playlist on YouTube read by the likes of Ore Oduba, Adam Buxton, Fearne Cotton and many more.
And that's not all: below, we also have free, fun kids' games to enjoy online. Whether you want some number games, puzzle games, colouring or the Shape Game, you'll find lots of interactive activities to try. Have fun!
Story books to read online
Look out, Open Very Carefully is a book with bite! Read along or watch with signing.
Join the bunnies while they dance and play but look out for the unexpected visitor... Will you join in their dance?
Read along with this fishy tale of what hides in the hole in the bottom of the sea
What has George done now? Read along with George as he tries to be good.
Enjoy this reading of the great Some Dogs Do.
If you're happy and you know it, sing along with this timeless classic.
Join Hairy Maclary and his friends as they take a walk into town.
This online storybook is a great way for little ones to explore everyday routines.
Have the wonderful Owl Babies read out loud to you.
Enjoy this story as Lulu does and explore hearing it in many different languages.
Listen or read along with The Boy on the Bus sing-along interactive storybook by Penny Dale. Climb aboard and join in the fun!
Enjoy the sights and sounds of the jungle with this reading of Rumble in the Jungle.
Enjoy the story and see if you can spot dragons when you're out and about!
Read along or listen to the story of Ugly Duckling and Friends, then take a take a walk meeting the friends and solving puzzles along the way.
Kids' games to play
Counting is made fun while exploring the beach.
Read, dance and sing along to the Animal Bop!
Help your child to explore different faces and feelings through this game.
Choose a jigsaw to play.
Have fun getting creative with the Jungle Picture Maker... but look out for the lions!
Activities to help you have fun sharing stories, books and rhymes with your child every day.
Collect all the Letterflies then see if you can read the word they spell out!
A fun drawing tool to help encourage your child with mark making and painting.
Choose a design and colour it in!
Use your imagination and drawing skills to play the shape game.
Looking for something fun as a family? Enjoy storytime with our free online books and videos, play games, win prizes, test your knowledge in our book-themed quizzes, or even learn how to draw some of your favourite characters.
Authors and illustrators
Authors, illustrators and organisations have loads of ways to keep your children entertained at home! We've pulled them into one handy list to help you out.
Use our playlists and downloads to create your own rhymetime fun for little ones. Sing along to favourites like Old MacDonald and get to know some brilliant new rhymes, too.
Word searches, puzzles, colouring sheets and lots of creative inspiration. Print out our activity sheets to keep boredom at bay and have fun together.