I don’t think I have ever really written much here about our approach to learning to read. I think that may be because I am quite relaxed about it and whilst I am keen for the children to learn to read, I am confident it WILL happen. I think that…

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We are now up to month four of our Letterbox Lab and the excitement of it arriving hasn’t worn off yet – so much so that as we returned home one day we spotted the tell-tale purple box in the stack of post the postie was carrying down the road…

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A week or so ago now Mr D and I went along to the local Tesco to attend their Farm to Fork trail. You might have seen this advertised as a thing for school children to do, in a bid to help children begin to understand the link between farming…

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The children and I attend a weekly group that teaches the children according to the ‘classical’ style. It’s a curriculum that originates in the US and whilst I don’t pretend to know a huge amount it, it works in part for Mr D’s learning style. Part of the class is…

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We have been enjoying the monthly Letterbox Lab boxes so far, and box three is all about slime and swirls so I knew this would be a great box to get stuck into. As ever, the box is packed with everything you need – you can literally pick up the…

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