Fairy Tale Dress Up Characters for Boys
Apr18

Fairy Tale Dress Up Characters for Boys

Fairy Tale dress up ideas for boys This week my 5 year old came home with a letter detailing what they would be learning this term in class. Their literacy topic is Fairy Tales and as part of this topic, they have been asked to dress as a fairy tale character for a special day at school. As far as Fairy Tale dress up goes,  immediately loads of princesses popped into my head, but unsurprisingly not so many boy characters came to...

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How To Encourage Your Child To Love Music
Apr15

How To Encourage Your Child To Love Music

Ways your child can grow to love music A passion for music is something that everybody should have. There is such a vast array of musical styles out there that there is sure to be something for everybody. When you are a parent, you should introduce your child to the world of music. If, at first, it seems as though your little one does not like music at all, you should keep at it. Over time, they will start to adore particular songs...

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20 Ways to teach the letter D
Jan20

20 Ways to teach the letter D

We’re really getting into our letters! This week, it is the letter D. I do hope you’re enjoying using some of the ideas in my previous How to teach posts. I know my youngest is having a great time learning his letters. He even asks me when he can do the next one! As always, I promise a variety of ways to teach tis sound so am pretty sure you’ll find at least one activity that will suit your child’s learning...

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Ways to teach the Letter M
Jan13

Ways to teach the Letter M

Ways to teach the letter m We’re mmmmotoring through the letters now.. see what I did there?  Here are some fun and easy ways to help your child to learn this letter. It is one of a series of posts about teaching various letters, so do have a look at the others for inspiration for more than just the letter m. Let’s get started. Spend time on the internet finding images of things that begin with the letter m. Select a...

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16 ways to teach the letter n
Jan06

16 ways to teach the letter n

How to teach the letter n Learning letters can be a little boring for little people, so I have tried to put in as many fun ways to learn as possible. This week we are looking at the letter ‘n‘. I do hope you find something here that you can do with your child. ‘n’ is for needle: Use a needle to sew around a cardboard letter ‘n’.  The large plastic needles are good. Use a hole punch to make...

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Grow your own Christmas tree
Dec15

Grow your own Christmas tree

The adventures of Jingle, Our Christmas Elf Day 15 How to Grow your own Christmas tree Have you ever grown your own Christmas tree? We haven’t! I have always liked the idea of growing one that we can bring in once it is the right size and then plant out in the garden to have an outside on to decorate for the month of December. We finally have a garden big enough to cope with planting a proper Christmas tree (which our elf must...

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