Our Favourite Chapter Book Series

I shared a picture on Instagram last week of Daniel reading a book and a few people commented and contacted me asking how old he was and what sort of books they could introduce to encourage their reluctant readers. Daniel is a viciferous reader, and his default position is to…

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My 6 Year Old’s Book Shelf in January

I am a little later than planned posting this up, but I wanted to share the books that my six year old has been enjoying in the last month. Books and reading play such a big part in our day to day that I want to capture the books that…

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5 Amazing Atlases for Curious Kids

As a child I can vividly remember a couple of atlases that I had that I found endlessly fascinating. One was a huge Times Atlas of the World that was really old – many of the countries had changed names or were no longer in existence, having broken up further…

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What on Earth? – Robots

I am loving the new stage of Daniel’s development where he can spot something and create his own projects; it’s great to see the things that capture his imagination and let him just get on with things. A few weeks ago the new ‘What on Earth?’ books arrived with me;…

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STEM Books to Ignite the Mind

This post contains affiliate links This week we have our first STEM fair. I’m really excited about this one, as I am keen to see what our friends have done and to get some inspiration for future projects and ideas. Our theme is electricity, a topic that D chose on…

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