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New Books we are enjoying

I feel like I have been writing a lot of book posts lately, not sure if it is just the cold season or the fact that we all seem to be going from bug to bug but we do seem … Continue reading

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A Short History of the World review

We enjoy learing about History and although I try to study individual time periods with the kids we often end up discovering other bits of history during our  learning activities and our trips into the museums. For me it is … Continue reading

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Christopher Columbus

One of the books that both my kids have been enjoying is their Christopher Columbus (Young Reading Level 3). They have found the story fascinating, lots of comments about how could people  have thought the earth was flat, how did … Continue reading

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THE STORY OF LONDON – part of the Usborne Young Reading Series

My kids and I are slightly hooked on the Usborne Young Reading Series. They have so many great titles, written at just the right level for the kids (nothing too gruesome and frightening) and perfect for our current History phase … Continue reading

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Learning about Castles

As part of our Middle Ages theme we have been spending some time learning about Castles.  The kids have enjoyed learning how castle designs developed from wooden structures to stone buildings and how so many features of the castle were … Continue reading

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Usborne See Inside How Things Work

We actually gave this stunning book to my son (aged 6) as a Christmas present and it is such a brilliant book that I wanted to share some photos and details about the book. How Things Work (See Inside) (Usborne … Continue reading

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Usborne Young Reading Series

I am a huge fan of the Usborne Beginners series.  We have a large collection of the Beginners books and I have found them to be perfect for read alouds as well as brilliant beginner readers.  My daughter used a … Continue reading

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