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Self-Reflection for children

March 30, 2017

With the first round of school holidays upon us, we thought this would be a great opportunity to offer a few self-reflection questions you can…

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Rosie Revere, Engineer By Andrea Beaty

March 28, 2017

  Oh my gosh – go out and get a copy of this book! Rosie Revere, Engineer is brand new to my Top 5 Picture…

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Fun ideas for teaching times tables

March 23, 2017

My son is at the age where his teachers are encouraging us to start teaching times tables. I think most parents have an inward groan…

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The House of 12 Bunnies By Caroline Stills and Sarcia Stills-Blott

March 21, 2017

  The House of 12 Bunnies is an extremely regular bedtime request in our house. It’s a simple, playful book with plenty of opportunity for…

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Memory Lane

March 16, 2017

With a new school year well underway we thought it might be a good time to run the first of what will be a regular…

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A Chair For My Mother By Vera B. Williams

March 14, 2017

  A Chair For My Mother is a beautiful story for talking about and teaching compassion. This book comes up on every ‘compassion education’ search…

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Fun with a 100s chart

March 09, 2017

Do you have a 100s chart at home? Maybe your kids use one in the classroom? To be honest, it often sits on a wall,…

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Feathers for Phoebe by Rod Clement

March 07, 2017

  Feathers for Phoebe is a gorgeously, bright and colourful picture book for children about learning to accept yourself, just the way you are. Summary:…

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How To Make Spelling Fun

March 02, 2017

  If you’re like us, you’ve settled into the start of a new school year – either in class or at home, and have weekly…

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Books for kids

Go, Dog. Go! By P.D. Eastman

February 28, 2017

  Go, Dog. Go! was written in 1961, but has certainly not lost any of its appeal. This is yet another book I had as…

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