WIN the Gift of Writing with Love Writing Co

Love Writing Co

I recently told you how Albie’s handwriting was getting better with the help of Love Writing Co and their amazing handwriting kits which you can use at home (or school).  Albie has continued to use his books and specially designed pencils and crayons to keep practising his writing skills and it’s paying off. Love Writing … Read more

How the Night Zookeeper can save your Summer holidays

Night Zookeeper

Way back at the beginning of 2016, Lillie and I began a love affair with a series of children’s storybooks called the Night Zookeeper. The Night Zookeeper is a boy called Tom who finds himself in a magical world his Grandma told him about filled with strange animals, a dark lord with an army of … Read more

New look Letts KS2 SATs Success Revision Books

Lillie has just moved into Year 5 and already we can feel the clock ticking away on her Key Stage 2 journey. Some of her friends have already started additional tutoring sessions in preparation for taking their SATs and the 11+. Lillie has been sent a selection of the new design Letts KS2 SATs Success … Read more

Learning to read – #30waysin30days


Do you feel confident in teaching your child to read? It’s quite a daunting prospect, afterall, it’s a long time since we learnt to read and they do it all so differently these days. I had never even heard of a phoneme until Little Bean started school. Research by LeapFrog has found that almost half … Read more

LeapReader – Teacher Testimonials

LeapReader - Teacher Testimonials 1

On Wednesday evening Hubby and I attended a meeting at Little Bean’s school to find out exactly what Year 2 has in store for her. As her teacher spoke Hubby and I gave each other little sideward glances, we knew exactly what the other was thinking. This year really steps up a gear for the … Read more

Peppa Pig Tablet by KD Planet

Peppa Pig Tablet

I am a firm believer that learning should be fun because then children won’t see learning as a chore. KD Planet also recognise that learning can be fun which is why they have so many great toys for children featuring their favourite characters from popular TV shows such as Peppa Pig, Fireman Sam, In the … Read more