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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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Mrs Mactivity

Since December last year the kids and I have used a few goodies off the new website Mrs Mactivity.  They have a combination of paper craft activities and some learning activities aimed at the moment at the younger years (I … Continue reading

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Schofield & Sims Handwriting

I recently decided we needed to try some handwriting practice books with my youngest – he knows his letters but to be honest his writing is just not the best and I often battle to tell the difference between his … Continue reading

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New Books

I keep meaning to write regular posts about the books we find and enjoy and I never get around to writing them all.  So here are four of our current top books we have discovered. Coming Home by Michael Morpurgo … Continue reading

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When story books become readers

I love that stage when the kids realise they can read their old story books and suddenly they end up replacing “readers” with fun kids story books.  Over the summer my son went through that stage and I must admit … Continue reading

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At Home With Spelling Book Review

My son has recently started using a workbook by Oxford Press called At Home With Spelling 2 which is aimed at ages 5 to 7. Since I am that person who always reads everything I can about a book before … Continue reading

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Distracting kids with eBooks

Yesterday our plans came to an abrupt halt.  We were suppose to be meeting friends but by the time we got there my son was doubled over with stomach cramps and not a happy little guy so we ended up … Continue reading

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