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Story Tray – Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs

We read a LOT of books. Reading is one of the first things we do in the morning and one of the last things we do each evening before bed. We met young Harry only recently. His love for his dinosaur friends was contagious from the very first reading! We have revisited and joined him… Continue reading Story Tray – Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs

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Story Tray – A Squash and a Squeeze

Julia Donaldson is one of our favourite authors. The way she writes is engaging, repetitive and full of vocabulary builders- perfect for our children! 'A Squash and a Squeeze' certainly lived up to expectations set by previous titles we have visited. We meet an old woman who seems to feel like her home is uncomfortably… Continue reading Story Tray – A Squash and a Squeeze

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Story Tray – Rainbow Fairy

Today's Story Tray was inspired by this week play theme. For the last six days we have been exploring Rainbows! I asked Miss 18m which story she would like us to read. After scanning the shelf, she selected 'Rainbow Fairy' by Lee Krutop. This is one of three little Fairy books we found at a… Continue reading Story Tray – Rainbow Fairy

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Story Tray – Dear Zoo

"I wrote to the zoo and they sent me a..." This mornings story was aimed towards Miss 18m. She has been enjoying all things animals so I thought a visit to the zoo would tie in nicely with her current interests. 'Dear Zoo' by Rod Campbell has been a favourite of ours since we got… Continue reading Story Tray – Dear Zoo