Pyjamarama in Wales

We had a fantastic time in June celebrating the magic of bedtime stories with our new Pyjamarama campaign.

We worked with libraries, childcare settings and other partners to host some very special Pyjamarama storytimes and pyjama parties for families across Wales.

Dad and kids reading Welsh-English version of Car Car Truck Jeep

We were thrilled to be able to give out 9,000 free copies of one of our favourite books to share - Dacw’r Car yn Dŵad / Car, Car, Truck, Jeep by Katrina Charman and Nick Sharratt, in a brand-new Welsh adaptation by Aneirin Karadog.

And the Pyjamarama fun doesn't stop there. You can enjoy all our free Pyjamarama activities right here on the website. With rhymes and stories to listen to in Welsh and English, colouring fun and a special starry craft activity to make with little ones, you can keep your bedtime story celebrations going all year long!

Katrina Charman on the magic of bedtime stories

Pyjamarama: celebrate the wonder of bedtime stories at home

Pyjamarama activities and rhymes

Shine like a star

Make a moon and stars headband

Help your little ones become super stars with our brilliant, easy-to-make craft. See how twinkly and bright they can make their headbands.

Create your own PJs

Colouring fun

Ready to get creative? Grab some crayons, pencils, paints and pompoms - whatever you need to turn these pyjamas into the funkiest PJs in town!

Bedtime rhymes to share

Rhymes in Welsh and English

Snuggle up for your very own rhymetime. Here are eight brilliant, bedtime-themed rhymes in Welsh and English for you to say or sing together.

Listen to stories and rhymes

Sing along with Car, Car, Truck, Jeep in Welsh

Listen to Car, Car, Truck, Jeep in English

Pyjamarama bedtime rhymes in Welsh

Tools and tips for practitioners

Pyjamarama posters

Download your posters

If you want to let everyone know about your Pyjamarama event, we've got illustrated posters (including an empty-belly Word version) to print off and display in your setting.

Pyjamarama event ideas

Get inspired

We’ve rounded up some great ideas for Pyjamarama events and activities that little ones and their families will love - from den-building and 'midnight' feasts to storytimes and a teddy-bear sleepover.

Social media/press toolkit

Download your toolkit

Use our social media and press toolkit to spread the word about Pyjamarama and your events. You'll find handy tips and advice, social cards and banners, template press releases and much more.

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Illustrations © 2018 Nick Sharratt. From Car, Car, Truck, Jeep by Katrina Charman and Nick Sharratt. Published by and reproduced by kind permission of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC.