Book Reviews, Uncategorized

Story Tray – One Ted Falls Out of Bed

One of our favourite authors is Julia Donaldson. Christmas 2016 bought our now long time favourite 'Stickman' into our little library as an introduction to one of our cherished English authors. With a poetic flow, the words almost dance with rhyme and repetition - two very attractive features for young children. When choosing a book… Continue reading Story Tray – One Ted Falls Out of Bed

Exploring Math, play, Uncategorized

Learn about Adding and Subtracting with Frogs in a Pond!

Learning how to count is such an important skill. We use numbers in some way or form every day. Putting our well rehearsed numbers into context will help deepen our children's understanding of their value. To do this, Miss 4 and I created our very own little game. How to Play To play the game,… Continue reading Learn about Adding and Subtracting with Frogs in a Pond!

Fine Motor Activity, play, sensory play

Fine Motor Fun With Play Dough Letter and Numbers

Learning letters and numbers doesn't have to be all text books and flash cards. Your child certainly doesn't need a pencil in hand to begin to build up skills that will assist them in their handwriting journey either! With this in mind, we set up a fun play dough activity that would allow both Miss… Continue reading Fine Motor Fun With Play Dough Letter and Numbers

Exploring Math, Fine Motor Activity, play, sensory play

Going Nuts Over Rainbows!

One thing I am trying to instil in my children is gratitude. Gratitude for what we have and what we have access too. Yes, it's nice to dream, have goals and most definitely important to work hard towards reaching their ambitions but I also feel it is paramount to be grateful for what we have… Continue reading Going Nuts Over Rainbows!

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Watermelon Fun with Numbers!

Learning the true value of a number is so very important. This vital skill will give a solid foundation for other life lessons stemming to understanding money, fractions, time and distance to just think of a few. When Letter Basics released their new Watermelon Counting Game, I had it downloaded, printed, cut out and laminated… Continue reading Watermelon Fun with Numbers!