Order and collect your FREE Bookstart pack from your library
All children in Wales are entitled to two fantastic Bookstart packs before the age of three, which are now available to order and collect for free from selected libraries.
BookTrust programmes in Wales
Through Bookstart, BookTrust Cymru give every child in Wales their own books to have at home and supports families to read together regularly.
The Letterbox Club in Wales delivers colourful parcels of books, maths games and stationery to looked-after children in partnership with local authorities. The parcels include specially selected books and resources to reflect Welsh language and culture. The Welsh Government provides funding for a significant number of children in care, aged 3-13 years, with places available for more children through other funding sources.
Free resources for children as they start Reception class in all maintained schools in Wales: an exciting bilingual programme to support children’s literacy and numeracy, funded by the Welsh Government.
Great books in Welsh and English
We've put together lists of some of our favourite children's books in Welsh and English.
Great Books for Babies in Welsh and English / Llyfrau Gwych ar gyfer Babanod yn y Gymraeg a’r Saesneg
Ydych chi’n chwilio am lyfrau Cymraeg neu Saesneg i’w darllen i’ch baban?
Are you looking for books to read to your baby in Welsh or English?
To celebrate Big Welsh Rhyme Time, The Books Council of Wales have selected some of their favourite rhyming books in Welsh and English.
I ddathlu Amser Rhigwm Mawr Cymru, mae Cyngor Llyfrau Cymru wedi dewis rhai o'u hoff lyfrau sy'n odli yn Gymraeg a Saesneg.
Great books for reception school children in Welsh and English / Llyfrau gwych i blant derbyn yn Gymraeg a Saesneg
Mae rhaglen Pori Drwy Stori Derbyn yn ysbrydoli cariad at lyfrau, storïau a rhigymau yng Nghymru. Rydyn ni wedi dewis rhai o’n hoff lyfrau a all helpu i ddatblygu sgiliau siarad, gwrando a rhifedd.
Our Pori Drwy Stori Reception programme inspires a love of books, stories and rhymes in Wales. We’ve picked out some of our favourite books that can help develop …
Latest resources for Wales
Mae’r pecyn offer yn awgrymu ffyrdd y gall athrawon rannu’r bagiau er mwyn i’r plant wir fwynhau darllen y llyfrau a’...
This toolkit suggests ways that teachers can share the bags so that children really enjoy reading the books and the m...
- Gêm ryngweithiol yn Gymraeg a Saesneg: ymuna ag Anturiaethwyr Pori Drwy Stori yn y gêm Pilipala ABC. Alli di gasglu pob un pilipala ABC a gweld alli di sillafu’r gair? Mae’r gêm ar gael yma: https://t.co/0P7aLa3ZKv @WelshLibraries @PowysFp @ErwCymru @GwEGogleddCymru https://t.co/IAYopk72aM 15 hours ago
- Interactive game in English and Welsh: Join the Pori Drwy Stori Explorers in the Letterflies game. Can you collect all the letterflies then see if you can read the word they spell out! Check it out here: https://t.co/fcaXi3sSiJ @CSC_FP @ErwCymru @EAS_FoundationP https://t.co/8S3Dj2Q6ZI 15 hours ago
- Cuddle up with your child and enjoy having 10 Little Dinosaurs read to you in Welsh right here: https://t.co/Je2UD8o2NI #UnitedByBooks #LlyfrauYnUno @WelshLibraries @PowysFp @ErwCymru @EAS_FoundationP https://t.co/Kpu4MnNJD9 16 hours ago