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Easy Science Experiments To Do At Home

January 19, 2017

Do your kids love science experiments? Mine do! We have a bookshelf of ‘making’ books, a couple of which are dedicated to science experiments. While…

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Sad Book

Michael Rosen’s Sad Book By Michael Rosen

January 17, 2017

  Michael Rosen’s Sad Book is certainly true to its title. This is not a book to read if you want to be cheered up,…

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school readiness

Getting Ready For School

January 12, 2017

We’re around halfway through school holidays, here. It’s lovely. It would be lovelier if the kids slept past 6.30am, but the slow mornings are great…

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Picture book

The Shape of My Heart By Mark Sperring

January 10, 2017

  The Shape of My Heart is a picture book for a younger audience. It looks at the various shapes that make up our world…

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2017 New Year’s Resolutions

January 05, 2017

Are you a setter of New Year’s Resolutions? I tend to always make a few, but forget about them by mid-January and go back to my…

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Special situation books

Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! By Melanie Walsh

January 03, 2017

  Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! has a quote on the cover which reads: “A valuable step in celebrating the Asperger’s child” – Massachusetts…

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new year activities for kids

New Year’s Eve with Kids

December 28, 2016

Our top 10 New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids Remember celebrating new year’s eve before you had kids? It used to be several weeks of…

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The Otter Who Loved to Hold Hands By Heidi and Daniel Howarth

December 27, 2016

  The Otter Who Loved to Hold Hands was given to my 5 year old son for Christmas. My Aunt, who gave it to him,…

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Free Holiday Printables

December 22, 2016

Now that we’re only 3 sleeps until Christmas, we thought our best gift to our readers would be a set of free holiday printables for…

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Christmas books

The Nutcracker Version by Emma Goldhawk

December 20, 2016

  For the last of our Christmas books, we take a look at a version of The Nutcracker. Although made most famous as a ballet,…

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