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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Creating a little Vegetable Patch

This post is in collaboration with Premier Polytunnels and includes books that we have been sent to review At the weekend, as we marked Emma’s fifth birthday, we popped into the local Wilko to take a look at the seeds they had – we are keen to get some things…

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My 4 Year Olds Book Shelf in January

Please note that this post contains affiliate links. Books marked with (*) have been sent to me in exchange for a review I’m a little later than planned with this (oops!) but I wanted to share the books that Emma is enjoying at the moment. We are working on her…

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Exploring Poetry with Young Children

Please note the links in this post are affiliate links For a while now, I have been wanting to do more in the way of exploring poetry with the children. I always found it quite thought-provoking when I was at school and I think there is a skill to be…

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Our Diverse World Books

We have gathered a nice little collection of books that demonstrate the diversity of the world and the people who inhabit it so I thought I’d share our favourites in a post here. I’m keen for us to travel a little as a family when the children are a little…

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