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The Scarecrow’s wedding and scarecrow cookies

We bought a new addition to our mini Julia Donaldson library last week – The Scarecrow’s Wedding (affiliate link).  We all love it.  Pink thinks that Harry and Betty (the 2 main characters) are lovely and gentle so I could … Continue reading

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Witches and Wizards Role playing

The kids are still reading the Room on the Broom every day and have been acting out bits of the story so I thought I would add some extra goodies to their role playing. We had some witches hats that … 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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No Dinosaurs just Tiddler instead

I had planned on doing a dinosaur dig with the kids this week but unfortunately it did not go as planned.  Before the kids had a chance to dig for dinosaur fossils our dig site got flooded.  Very frustrating especially … Continue reading

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Night Monkey Day monkey

If you read my blog on a regular basis you probably know by now that we love using our favourite story books as springboards for learning.  We have had Night Monkey Day Monkey by Julia Donaldson on our family bookshelf … Continue reading

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