Tag Archives: julia donaldson

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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Kids “learning” books that we love

I love books and I have two little book worms. We love reading together and my kids love taking their books to “read” to their toys. I am lucky my kids love reading non-fiction/ learning books as much as story … Continue reading

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Room on the Broom Fun

My kids love Julia Donaldson books and I have to admit as far as childrens books go they are not annoying like some can be.  After the Gruffalo madness seemed to calm down a bit both kids went witch mad.  … Continue reading

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Animal Classification

Pink has a natural love of animals and is always asking me questions about animals- often the type of question that I can not answer so I was glad when she started asking me about the different groups of animals. … Continue reading

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The Gruffalo madness continued

This weekend we took the kids to Kew Gardens.  Within minutes of arriving we noticed Blue peering under leaves and then he shouted “I see it quick the Gruffalo it’s getting away”.  And so for the entire trip to Kew … Continue reading

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