Category Archives: Book Ideas

Using Kids books as a springboard for learning

Geology Lab for Kids Book

I have never really like Geology.  If I am honest I found it a bit boring. So when the kids started getting a big interested in the type of rocks and how they were formed and what happens when the … Continue reading

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Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel

We have had our Frog and Toad Are Friends book for ages.  I first bought it for my oldest when she was a preschooler as a story book.  I choose the book initially because of the sweet, gentle stories about … Continue reading

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Lucy’s Magic Snow Globe

I have mentioned a few times that my daughter tends to stick to certain types of reading books – she likes factual, non-fiction books as that way she does not have to deal with characters who get injured or kids … Continue reading

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Santa is coming to London – Children’s book

I bought this book for the kids about 4 years ago and it has been one of their favourite Christmas stories as it is based in London (we lived in London for a few years and now live just outside … Continue reading

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The Big Book of 100 Little Activities

I LOVE idea books.  Because let’s be totally honest, there are times when you are just stuck for inspiration, especially when the weather starts becoming a bit miserable and the garden is not as inviting any more.  And Yes I … Continue reading

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New Books

I keep meaning to write regular posts about the books we find and enjoy and I never get around to writing them all.  So here are four of our current top books we have discovered. Coming Home by Michael Morpurgo … Continue reading

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The Drop in my Drink and The Pebble in my Pocket Review

The Drop in my Drink and The Pebble in my Pocket are two children’s books which look at the history of water on our planet and the history of Earth. If you are not teaching your kids about the Big … Continue reading

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