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The Learning Garden | My First Books

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‘The Learning Garden – My First Books’ by Aino-Maija Metsola. There are three brand new additions to the already eye-catching Learning Garden children’s book series – ‘My first Words’, ‘My First Colours and Shapes’ and ‘My First Animals’. The series, which has received international acclaim, has been published in sixteen languages worldwide and it’s easy to see why. Each book …

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Shakespeare Week 2017 | Resources & Ideas to Help You Celebrate

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It’s Shakespeare Week once again and this year there are even more great resources available to help you celebrate. Shakespeare Week is an annual national celebration of Shakespeare for primary school aged children organised by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, giving children a great first encounter with Shakespeare – his characters, stories and language. Shakespeare Week has been embraced by Britain’s …

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Children’s Choice Book of the Month | The Street Beneath My Feet

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‘The Street Beneath My Feet’ by Charlotte Gullian and illustrated by Yuval Zommer is our Children’s Choice Book of the Month. This exquisite book is ideal for curious children keen to discover what wonders lie beneath the pavement. There are two underground landscapes to explore – beneath the city and beneath the countryside. Beginning with the street, the reader will …

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How To Get Your Children Moving For A Healthier Future

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Ensuring that your children get regular exercise is important not only for their physical health but also their mental well-being.  It can be difficult to motivate children and especially those over 9 to get up and move so what can you do to encourage them to exercise? Why is it so important? There are guidelines about children and how much …

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Help Your Child Write | Win A ‘My Stories’ Book Set

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‘My Book Of Stories’ from the British Museum by Deborah Patterson. There are few titles in this series including ‘Write your own Shakespeare’. Here we look at ‘Write your own Fairy Tales‘ and ‘Write your own Myths’. Both books are compendiums of story starters taken from some of the best stories and myths ever written. There are scenes from Hansel …

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WIN A Science Kit From The Curiosity Box

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Earlier this week I reviewed The Curiosity Box science resource sharing with you just how great I found it to be. You can read the full review here: A Science Kit For Curious Children | The Curiosity Box. The Curiosity Box have kindly offered to giveaway one of their nano boxes to one lucky reader. The nano kit on offer …