Sharing stories

Is grandad sharing his childhood story again that you’ve heard 1000 times already?

Did you know that those stories can actually improve your mental wellbeing?

When we share family stories with our children, we’re helping them to build their own life story and strengthening their sense of identity.

Watch as neuroscience trainer Nathan Wallis explains the importance of sharing stories between generations.

Ready Together is a resource that can be used by staff working with young children and their families. It provides great insight into early learning and brain development. Find the interactive resource online at

Published — 08 November 2019 Last updated — 08 November 2019

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