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How to catch a star

What you need

Your listening ears.


Storytime and reading to your toddler supports their language and communication development. Reading also builds listening, memory and vocabulary skills while giving children information about the world around them.

The experience

Today we are reading a lovely story of a boy who loved the stars so much, he decided to catch one of his very own. Every night he watched the stars in the sky from his bedroom window and dreamed of how he could be their friend and how they could play hide-and-go-seek together. So, one day, he decided to set about catching a star of his very own…

‘How to catch a star’ is a beautifully illustrated book by Oliver Jeffers.

Do you know of any songs about stars? Why not sing ‘Twinkle twinkle little star’ for the little boy that loves stars?