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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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Rod clement

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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How to teach telling time

How To Teach Your Child To Tell Time

February 23, 2017

How do you teach your child to tell time? It is a question we get asked all the time. (http://topnotchteaching.com/lesson-ideas/paper-plate-crafts) They really do need to…

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Apple Pigs By Ruth Orbach

February 21, 2017

  In keeping with our recent gardening-related posts and ideas, we thought we’d review Apple Pigs – another oldie, but goodie that brings back happy…

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kids gardening

Gardening activities for kids

February 16, 2017

This post is all about how you can get kids learning in the garden. You don’t need a lot of space to create gardening activities for kids:…

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Kate Pankhurst

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World By Kate Pankhurst

February 14, 2017

      If you are looking for a book to inspire a girl in your life (including yourself) this is most definitely it! Summary:…

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