More than a story

I write about the importance of reading a lot on the blog. Reading has so many benefits including improving language, vocabulary and fueling the imagination. There are some great children’s books out there and some fantastic stories, but there are also many books that have much more meaning behind them. One of these is Mud […]

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The benefits of learning a second language

How many of you speak a second language? How many of you are completely bilingual? Perhaps some of you readers speak three or more languages. I loved learning languages as a child, French was the most natural for me as we spent a significant amount of time there whilst I was growing up and that […]

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Learning begins at home: part nine

Welcome to part nine in our ‘learning begins at home’ series. The little ones have been learning about colours recently. We do this day-to-day with a range of activities such as plasticine, building bricks and crayons but as the weather was so lovely last week we took this learning outside and did some chalking on […]

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Boys and Barbies

Do you let your boys play with dolls? Do you let your girls play with cars? As a child, I had My Little Ponies and dolls but I also had Technic Lego.  After my brother was born, my ponies and dolls played with his cars and garage and they all went on holiday to the […]

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