Tag Archives: readers

New Resources

I get ridiculously giddy with excitement when we get some new resources (yes I am not joking – lets just call it a side-effect of being a home-educating mom).  I don’t buy all of our resources upfront I tend to … Continue reading

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Animal Planet Chapter Book on Snakes

I may have mentioned over a million times by now how much my son loves anything and everything to do with animals.  He loves playing games with animals, reading books about them and watching all kinds of documentaries on them.  … Continue reading

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Tiger Dead, Tiger Dead and As You Like It.

Strange Heading I know but these are our two latest favourites from the BIG CAT reading series.  We don’t follow a set reading scheme as such we tend to dip in and out of different ones and select books that … Continue reading

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Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel

We have had our Frog and Toad Are Friends book for ages.  I first bought it for my oldest when she was a preschooler as a story book.  I choose the book initially because of the sweet, gentle stories about … Continue reading

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Big Cat Reader – My Journey Across the Indian Ocean

I love finding good quality, interesting reading books for the kids and I especially love it when the books have a good positive message in them.  My Journey across the Indian Ocean: Band 17/Diamond (Collins Big Cat) is just that.  … 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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What’s that Building – a Big Cat reader

I love discovering interesting new reading books.  But I must admit upfront that we have often found the different reading series a bit boring, as a result we normally pick library books based on what looks interesting and we often … Continue reading

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