This picture story will help to develop your child’s language and literacy skills, especially their listening skills. Watching it together is a great way of encouraging your child to enjoy books and the whole process of storytelling. The activity is also a fun, interactive way for your child to find out more about the world around them.
How to extend the magic
Talk to your child about birthdays and explain that your only have one birthday a year. Do they know when their birthday is and how old they will be on their next birthday? Explain that when it’s your birthday friends and family give you cards and presents. You might blow out candles on a birthday cake and you might hold a party and invite people round to celebrate. You could click through to the Song Time section of the site and search for the Cbeebies Birthday Song. Have some fun together singing and dancing along to it!