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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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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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A Science Kit for Curious Children | The Curiosity Box

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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 …

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First News – Current Affairs For Children

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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 …

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Autumn Offer! Exploring Nature With Children – A Complete Year Long Curriculum

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We have an Autumn offer for you on this brilliant nature resource. Use the code at the end of the post when ordering via the link provided. Hurry up though – it’s only valud until 29th November !   ‘Exploring Nature With Children’ by Lynn Seddon is a detailed and thoughtfully constructed curriculum. Lynn is a home educating parent who …