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
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!
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
When entering the world of measurements, it can all be a bit daunting. There are grams, cups, tablespoons, litres, centimetres, kilos and millilitres just to mention a few! Then there are questions such as how tall are you? How much does your pumpkin weigh? How much water is in your cup? So how can we… Continue reading Exploring Measurements
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!