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English Activities for Active Kids

September 14, 2017

Last week, we shared five maths activities to appeal to active or sporty kids. This week, we’re sharing five activities relating to English or literacy,…

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Henny By Elizabeth Rose Stanton

September 12, 2017

  This is a story that reminds us of the importance of accepting ourselves, just as we are, and finding ways to work with our…

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Maths Activities for Active Kids

September 07, 2017

I have one very active child. He would much rather be outside running or kicking a ball then inside with pen and paper. So, as…

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The Memory Tree By Britta Teckentrup

September 05, 2017

  This book would be perfect for anyone wanting to open a dialogue about life and death. I can well imagine seeking out this one…

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Card Games For the Whole Family

August 31, 2017

  Every time we go camping, I throw in a pack of cards. I have all these great intentions of using them in some fun…

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Why I Love My Daddy – In the words of children – Illustrated by Daniel Howarth

August 29, 2017

  With Fathers’ Day this coming Sunday (there’s still time to shop!!) we thought we would review our favourite ‘Daddy’ book! Summary: Each page of…

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Easy Science Experiments To Do At Home – part 2

August 24, 2017

Do your kids love science experiments? Mine do! With National Science Week upon us (12-20 August), we are revisiting our favourite science experiments to do…

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The Book of Mistakes By Corinna Luyken

August 22, 2017

  A beautifully simple picture story book about how sometimes our mistakes can actually turn out to be our greatest successes. Summary: The narrator of…

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Easy Science Experiments To Do At Home – part 1

August 17, 2017

Do your kids love science experiments? Mine do! With National Science Week upon us (12-20 August), we are revisiting our favourite science experiments to do…

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What’s the Matter, Aunty May? By Peter Friend

August 15, 2017

  This is a fun, engaging book for anyone who has ever had a child ‘help’ them with the housework. Summary: The dapper little boy…

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