Teachers: Parents should 'think and dream' with children

Parents should make time to look at the stars, make a tent, and sit and "think and dream" with their children, according to headteachers.

Headteachers say parents should "think and dream" with their children. Credit: J.M. Guyon/Candybox Images/Press Association Images

Mothers and fathers are an invaluable part of a child's education and should help their youngsters to continue learning after the school bell rings, it was suggested.

The advice comes in a new leaflet published by the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) and the Family Action charity, which is being sent to schools to pass on to parents.

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Headteachers: Parents should 'think and dream' with children

Parents should make time to look at the stars, make a tent, and sit and "think and dream" with their children, according to headteachers.