Category Archives: ks1 English

Australian animal writing practice

Both my kids love any learning activity which involves animals.  So when I try to come up with writing activities for Pink I often end up doing something with animals. We started off with the Australian animal word mat (FREE … Continue reading

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Goldilocks and the three bears

Pink has never been a big fan of traditional stories but the last month I have tried to gently re-introduce some of the stories.  We have had some big hits and some clear losers.  We managed to pick up a … Continue reading

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Encouraging my little book worm with Autumn words

My little girl has always loved books, she has always loved story time and would often just sit and page through her books and make up her own story to go with them.  But the last few weeks her reading … Continue reading

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Room on the Broom and rhyming words

Over the weekend we happened to end up in a lovely toy store which had a big display of Room on the Broom books and toys.  My kids love the story and naturally loved looking at all the toys on … Continue reading

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Train of many uses and it is FREE

I think husbands / wives / partners of us Home Edders deserve a medal.  They are the ones who have to go to work while we get to stay home and have the fun with the kids, they come home … Continue reading

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