Category Archives: English Ideas

Wyrmstooth Crown by Twinkl

It’s no secret I have two little bookworms. They love books and I have often found story-based learning activities to be big hits with both the kids. So we thought we would try one of the more complex Twinkl eBooks … Continue reading

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Free book activities from the Oxford University Press website

I have mentioned a few times that we have two little bookworms in our house – they love their books and I love encouraging their reading and finding fun activities based on books that they have enjoyed.  We were recently … Continue reading

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Black Beauty Book

Both my kids are really into the more classic children’s stories  – Heidi, Gulliver’s Travels, Secret Garden and Black Beauty.  They have been listening to audio versions of the stories while we drive to our different activities and then they … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of William Shakespeare

We were sent a lovely set of Big CAT readers over a month ago and we have been loving them.  We used the Tutankhamun’s Tomb book when we went to do a tomb painting workshop at the British Museum and … Continue reading

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Noun word search

We have been talking about nouns and verbs lately and my youngest seems to have clicked quite quickly that a verb is an action / doing word but nouns seem to get mixed up.  He sometimes gets a bit confused … Continue reading

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