We know the first years of school are really important times for children's development.

Writing and spelling are two essential skills children learn in their early years. This booklet provides you with ways to build your children's development and confidence in these areas.

You can use the ideas in the booklet in your everyday life at home and when you are out and about. There are also fun activities that can be part of family play time.

Most importantly, the booklet is designed to make early childhood writing and spelling enjoyable for you and your children, and the activities easy to include in your family's busy life.

I hope you find this booklet a helpful tool in developing your children's writing and spelling skills.