I know, it’s scary, it’s frustrating. But we can get through it. Schools have shutdown across the world and millions of parents are suddenly becoming their child’s teacher never expecting to find themselves in this situation and many are feeling worried, out of their depth and frustrated that it’s not going as well as expected. … Continue reading In the time of Shut Schools, What I’ve learned as an ex teacher from 3 years home educating.
We are huge fans of Laura Ellen Anderson in this house but Oh I Don't want to be Quiet is truly a joyous and wonderful book. It also offers a soothing thought to those who may be struggling with Children's exuberance anyway but especially in light of the current self distancing, self isolation and home educating … Continue reading I Don’t Want To Be Quiet! Laura Ellen Anderson
I'm admittedly a fan of Holly Webb and Sophy Williams' collaboration in Animal Stories but, Oh! this one squeezed my heart!! Jack is very good at maths but he struggles to read, so much it makes him angry and lash out at others but he won’t tell anyone the truth. One day his big sister … Continue reading The Story Puppy- Holly Webb & Sophy Williams
Many young children go through a block when they start to read for themselves and this can come from a variety of places and manifest in different ways. In Daisy Hirst's I Do Not Like Books Anymore it was partly because Natalie was struggling with the mechanics of reading, converting squiggles into sounds which is … Continue reading I Don’t Like Books. Never. Ever. The End by Emma Perry & Sharon Davey
Ok so first up This isn't a 'physical books are better' thing- I’m not a snob, if you love your ebook reader of whatever brand then I’m fully going to cheer your corner, Reading Is Fundamental as I have drummed into my girls (perhaps in a RuPaul tongue in cheek tone though!). Equally if you … Continue reading The Library Of Life and why I prefer physical books.
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book blogging initiative hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl with new themes each week. This weeks theme is Character Freebie (any topic you want that deals with book characters!)Ok so I was trying come up with something different for this character Freebie, villains, sidekicks, ‘teacher/guidance’ figures etc and then … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Littlefae’s Faevourite Characters
WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Taking on a World Of Words that simply asks three questions. What are you currently reading? The Girl Who Walked on Air- Emma CarrollI finished my book after Littlefae had gone to bed so I asked Tinyfae to choose instead (she's not been too well the last few … Continue reading Pause for WWW Wednesday 03/07