View Post

The Learning Garden | My First Books

In Books, Reviews, Wide Eyed Editions, Young Children Books by PrudenceLeave a Comment

‘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 …

View Post

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

In Books, Reviews by Prudence1 Comment

‘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 …

View Post

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

In English, Reviews, Subjects, The British Library by Prudence19 Comments

‘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 …

View Post

WIN A Science Kit From The Curiosity Box

In Competitions, Curiosity Box by Prudence68 Comments

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 …

View Post

A Science Kit for Curious Children | The Curiosity Box

In Biology, Curiosity Box, Maths, Physics, Reviews, Science by PrudenceLeave a Comment

The Curiosity Box is a monthly subscription science kit bursting with hands on activities and experiments for 7-11 year old children. We have enjoyed reviewing one of the boxes – make sure that you take a look at the video clip at the end of the review. The Curiosity Box is the brain child of scientist Renee whose desire is …

View Post

A Personalised Book From Hey Wow

In Reviews by PrudenceLeave a Comment

Hey Wow is a wonderful new children’s book publishers based on the North West coast of Scotland. Started by the husband and wife team, Lorna and Daniel, Hey Wow has a new take on personalised books. Their dream to offer children vibrant and exciting titles has set off apace with the beautifully designed ‘In The City’ story. ‘In The City‘ …

View Post

The Happy Book Club | Creating Book Lovers

In Reviews by Prudence23 Comments

fThe Happy Book Club is a children’s book subscription service. The family run business was started by husband and wife team Adele and Matt to help promote literacy in young children. The teacher duo realised that when children are exposed to books in early years they grow into book lovers and this tends to help them in all areas of …

View Post

First News – Current Affairs For Children

In Art, Design Technology, English, Geography, History, Maths, Music, Reviews, Science, Subjects by PrudenceLeave a Comment

2017 has just begun and already it is shaping up to be quite the year for news. Every day seems to carry with it another shock story as political unrest sweeps across the globe. Children are curious about the news and can be heard singing ‘do you wanna build a wall’ with friends but do they really know what is …

View Post

Robots and Gadgets – A Fun Factivity Sticker Book

In Books, Parragon, Resources, Reviews by PrudenceLeave a Comment

‘Factivity- Robots and Gadgets’¬†illustrated by Susanna Rumiz and published by Parragon. In this vividly illustrated factivity book children will be introduced to the world of robots and gadgets. Each page briefly outlines how robots are used to make our lives easier. From robot suits to help people with disabilities to imagining a robot-led future each page delivers fact after fact. …