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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

Book Reviews

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

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Water Play with Spring Flowers

We had a beautiful spring day yesterday. After a long week of illness, it was lovely to get the girls out in the sunshine at the park while their brother practised riding his bike along the path. We had bought a ball with us however it was quickly neglected in exchange for some nature exploration.… Continue reading Water Play with Spring Flowers


A Search for Grasshoppers

During this mornings story time, Miss 4 was excited to learn that grasshoppers can fly! While I had to remind her that not everything in stories is real (Scarface Claw very may well be the toughest tom in town in her favourite book however he is still just a drawing) she was delighted to learn… Continue reading A Search for Grasshoppers