Announcement: I have two new books coming out in 2021. EEK! One is called Time for School. It is all the games I have been playing with Ewan since he started school to support his learning from home. Of course, they are all simple, quick and easy five minute games which are for spellings, reading, … Continue reading TWO New Books!
Well, this is a huge topic. I get asked about it almost daily. I could chat and write about it all day. But I won't. Because that would be a snooze-fest. So I will stick to my usual bit of chatter and then do five top tips on ways to encourage your little people to … Continue reading Independent Play
If you have a kid in reception (first year at school) like me you might have heard this phrase. A bit like PHONICS it's another "WTF is that?" thing. You furrow your brow and try to remember if this was something we did at school? Fractions? Multiplication? Yep sounds familiar, but BONDS. What IS THIS? … Continue reading WTF are NUMBER BONDS?
Evening all. I'm popping off social media for a couple of weeks for our Easter hols. However I thought I would put this game up onto the blog before I go. Also if you subscribe to follow my blog you might get a little cheeky 'bonus' blog post with an Easter game while I am … Continue reading Stepping Stones
Obviously we aren't throwing the toddlers into the beer cups, as temping as that may be at times. In fact there's no beer involved at all, more's the shame 😉 - But this game is so versatile I wanted to write it up on here in it's many different forms. In fact, it isn't just … Continue reading Toddler Pong
I was recently asked by the team at education.com to see if I'd like to have a try of one of the Autumn worksheets on their website. These are free downloadable printables for you to do at home with your little ones, and are themed around the seasons. Always handy if you need a five minute activity for … Continue reading Homework Tips