Category Archives: Book Ideas

Using Kids books as a springboard for learning

How Plants Work – a stunning children’s book

Earlier this year I spotted this  children’s book at Costco and grabbed it – How Plants Work.  We already had one of the books in the series – How the Weather Works –  so I was fairly confident it would … Continue reading

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Pompeii – Usborne Young Reading Series

Last year when I was looking for some new reading books for my daughter I bought her a copy of Pompeii (Young Reading (Series 3)) (Young Reading Series Three). The day the book arrived she sat down and read it … Continue reading

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My favourite Usborne Flap books

I recently received an email asking which book is our (my kids and mine) favourite Usborne flap book (they were referring to the Look Inside / See Inside Range of books by Usborne).  Wow what a question.  I thought about … Continue reading

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Colour Together Nature Book

The kids and I often do art activities together, we will sometimes jointly colour in a picture, draw together on a large piece of paper or even paint together.  My oldest in particular enjoys it when we do joint art … Continue reading

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It’s Fun to draw Sea Creatures

My kids animal drawing books have been such a big hit with the kids and me (everyone needs some easy art activities where the kids can open a book up and follow the instructions without too much parent input – … Continue reading

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