New mini reads

personalised books

I love coming across new books, especially children’s books. When Borders the book shop existed, I used to take the children in there and we would spend ages reading books, always coming away with a couple of new ones. We could easily spend a couple of hours in there. With World Book Day upon us […]

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Books that span generations

Books that last generations

What are the books that you remember from your childhood? Are there books on your children’s bookshelves that you had on your bookshelf as a child? I do love it when that happens, when you stop and realise that you are reading the same books to your children that your parents read to you. Rod […]

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How reading helps children learn

reading with children

If you are a regular reader of the blog you will know that I write a lot about the importance of reading to and with your children. I recently shared the books that all the children are currently reading and talked again about the benefits of reading. At school this week the importance of reading […]

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Making learning fun

numbers

Generally speaking I think that learning should always be fun. I know it often isn’t but it really should be. I always learnt more when it was fun and I know the children are the same. I also think the fun factor assists with information retention as well. Games are a great way to learn. […]

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