My Baby Bag in Wales

Hello and welcome from BookTrust Cymru. We’re dedicated to getting every child reading from the youngest age.

We hope that you’re enjoying the books and finger puppets in your Baby Bag – you can use these however you like with your little one.

Here, you’ll find tips, videos and book suggestions to help you continue sharing stories and rhymes with your baby at every stage. There’s no right or wrong way to tell a story, your baby will just love hearing the comforting sound of your voice.

Your local library

Joining the library is free, and it's a great way to continue storytime together. Many libraries offer ebooks, click-and-collect and online rhyme sessions and the opportunity to meet families and make new friends. Find your local library here.

Listen to the rhymes in Welsh and English

Rownd A Rownd

Seren Fechan

Sing along with the rhymes

Get the rhyme sheet

Download the words to Round and Round the Garden. You don't need to know them all - you can make up your own words and your baby will love them.

Round and Round the Garden

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

Sing along with the rhymes

Get the rhyme sheet

Download the words to Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star. You don't need to know them all - you can make up your own words and your baby will love them.

Find out more about your new books

Baby PlayBaby Play 

Author: Skye Silver

Babies love looking at pictures of other babies, so this well-designed book will definitely keep their attention, and the text has enough interest and interactive elements to make it useful in developing motor skills, bonding and play.

 

Gwenynen Brysur 123 / 123 Bumblebee123 Bumblebee

Author: Natalie Marshall. Adaptation: Gwynne Williams

With bumpy pages and a fun rhyming story, this find-and-feel book is specially designed to help children learn their first words and develop hand-eye co-ordination. Listen to the story in Welsh here

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.

Find out more