Read at Home First Skills are fun early learning books, which use your favourite Oxford Reading Tree characters to introduce important first skills to your child. Your favourite Oxford Reading Tree characters make learning fun and memorable. Read at Home First Skills books are the perfect accompaniment to all your Oxford Reading Tree Read at Home storybooks. As with all Read at Home books, the story ends with fun activities for parent and child to enjoy together. Floppy's Colours: The children paint a colourful picture for Gran. This story introduces children to a range of colours. Throughout the story a colour is introduced on the left-hand page, the child is asked to help Floppy find things of that colour in a wonderfully detailed illustration to help their recognition. The same colour then appears in the context of the story on the right-hand page. The questions and activities at the end of the story consolidate their learning and introduce the concept of mixing colours.