It’s that time of year again…! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it’s the school holidays so it’s time to keep the little ones busy. Miss 6 has sums to practice during the holidays and following the success with our “Frozen” Reading Machine, I thought it would be fun to try a very simple… Read More Improving Numeracy with Our Valentine’s Sums Machine!
Miss 6 has been having some trouble with her numbers and her teacher recently asked that we practice number sequencing at home. We had previously collected lots of small pebbles from the river and so we dug them out. Miss 6 got to work writing out numbers from zero to 30 on the pebbles.
The Magical Wonders of Reading! Miss 5 has just started primary school and has been learning how to read. For a little while I have been pondering how to help her learn words that can’t be spelled out phonetically – sight words.
We had a delightful family stay in our gite (holiday cottage) a couple of summers ago and their son had brought along his own set of home-made top trump cards, a set of Monster Top Trump cards. Mr 7 and this lovely 9 year old had lots of fun playing against each other during the… Read More Create your own Top Trumps!
Wow, this was LOTS of fun!! We came across the naked egg experiment on this blog recently and decided to have a go ourselves. It’s very simple – all you need is an egg, a container and white vinegar (and a small dose of patience ;-).
Why not make a personalised alphabet photo book for your child? They will LOVE it and will be keen to keep practising sounding out letters and words whilst flicking through the pages of their very own personalised book.