Posts by Erin


10 Practical Ideas for Handwriting Activities

March 07, 2019

How to make handwriting activities fun Often, when parents ask what they can do at home to help their child, a teacher will tell them…

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P Is for Pterodactyl – The Worst Alphabet Book Ever By Raj Haldar and Chris Carpenter

March 05, 2019

  As someone who is particularly fond of the English language and all its crazy eccentricities, this book really appeals to me. Summary: The bi-line…

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The Things I Love About School By Trace Moroney

February 26, 2019

  This week, I asked one of my Grade 5 students to choose a picture story book for me to review. I asked her to…

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Love By Helen o’Dare

February 19, 2019

  Did Valentine’s Day have you feeling all loved up? If it did, or if you still need a little inspiration to get in the…

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Free Valentine’s Printable Activities

February 14, 2019

Who doesn’t love a free printable?! Your kids may be hearing about Valentine’s Day at school, from friends or just seeing all of the love…

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Nothing Happens Outside By Lee Watson

February 12, 2019

  This would be a great book for those of you struggling with indoor, tech-addicted children. Reading ‘Nothing Happens Outside’ with them, may just be…

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Wonder world – activity ideas for learning about other cultures

February 07, 2019

We were talking about Chinese New Year, because we have family members who celebrate it. It sparked a whole night of discussion about the different cultural…

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First Day By Andrew Daddo

February 05, 2019

  This is the second of two books we’re reviewing, with the theme of starting school. Most schools have already started back for the year,…

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Outdoor Family Activities

January 31, 2019

We think there is already an ocean of ‘craft’ type blogs out there in Internet land . . . written by people way handier with…

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My First Day at School By Meredith Costain

January 29, 2019

  This week, many of you will be sending a little one off to school for the first time. Having gone through this in the…

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