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Illuminature Book Giveaway – A Perfect Gift This Holiday Season

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You can read our review here ; To celebrate receiving the Children’s Choice Book of the Month accolade the publisher has kindly sent me a second copy of ‘Illuminature’ (I am glad because there is no way that I would part with our copy). ¬†This stunning book is a perfect gift for any child this festive season. To be in …

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Free Resources for Chinese New Year 2015

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Here you will find a number of useful free resources which will help you explain the traditions of the celebrations to your children. CBeebies – a lively short video clip to tell children about the animals associated with the lunar calendar. BBC Bitesize – a look at the entertainment put on in China for the New Year. Good for slightly …

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Did You Know That Next Week is…

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National Storytelling Week? Well it is and there are events all over the country to help celebrate this week long homage to the art of storytelling. The National Storytelling Organisation has been running the event for 22 years and does so to help promote the oral tradition of storytelling. There are events being held across the UK which you can …

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Christmas Holiday Highlights – The Story So Far.

In Art, Days Out, Design Technology, English, Events, Field Trips, History, Holidays, Maths, Music, Outdoor Learning, Seasonal Celebrations, Subjects by Prudence2 Comments

The magic of Christmas began when we spent the afternoon in Manchester. The children went ice skating with friends and ¬†followed that chilly activity with a visit to the famous Christmas market. The cold, sparkly wonder of the the busy market made us all feel fabulously festive and the Christmas themed fun has continued for us since that day. During …