17 Ways to teach the Letter P
Nov18

17 Ways to teach the Letter P

Have some fun teaching your little one all, about the letter ‘p’ with these fun activities. Forget about being formal and sitting around looking at letters..these activities are creative and will get you moving while you learn. Light a candle and have your child puff the letter ‘p’ and see if he can make the flame wobble Make a paper pirate, pig, parrot or puppy Read a story or pre-prepared block of text that...

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15 Ways to Teach the Letter A
Nov11

15 Ways to Teach the Letter A

How to teach the letter A Dip and do finger prints on printed letter A Find images of ‘a’ objects and stick onto a page Draw ‘a’ and trace ‘a’ fill a page with ‘a’ and similar letters-ask child to trace over/cross off /tick all the ‘a’ letters only Make a paper plate Angel Write an A in the middle of the page, have child draw things beginning with A around the letter Make...

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How to have a Positive School Experience
Nov06

How to have a Positive School Experience

Positive School experience Sometimes it is difficult to know how to make school and going to school a more positive experience for your child. Having a positive experience of school is important for children. Important because they are in school for such a large amount of their days. Important because it affects their attitude to their work, the people at the school and the level of enjoyment. Studies find that having a positive...

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15 ways to Teach the letter S
Nov04

15 ways to Teach the letter S

How to teach the letter S My littlest child has just started “Big School”and has started to learn his letters in preparation for reading and writing. Each week we are working on a new letter of the alphabet. This week we worked on the letter S. Because I believe in whole body learning, I always incorporate physical movement as well as desk based activity into our sessions. I really think this helps children to stay focused...

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10 Things you should know about St George’s Day
Apr22

10 Things you should know about St George’s Day

St George’s Day is a time to celebrate the patron saint of England.  It’s a super excuse to enjoy or learn about some of England’s customs and traditions, and also to think about knights and castles and dragons! For England, St. George’s Day also marks its National Day. Many countries which observe St. George’s Day celebrate it on April 23, the traditionally accepted date of Saint George’s death in...

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How to Make an Easter Sensory Tub
Mar31

How to Make an Easter Sensory Tub

Creating a sensory tub for different themes is a fabulous way to get your little one interested and learning about different special days, colours, textures, sizes, shapes and theme related objects.   Try to keep it simple, focusing on what the children are currently interested in – fitting things inside other things and filling and emptying.   Ideas of things to add to your Easter sensory tub    Use any size tray or container...

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