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Unicorn fans?? “Thelma the unicorn” by Aaron Blabey

“Thelma the unicorn” by Aaron Blabey is a great unicorn story with a great message about accepting who we are. This story is about Thelma, a horse who wished she was a unicorn. Thelma’s best friend Otis, likes Thelma just … Continue reading

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Read, create and love in July!

Here is my regular post that looks ahead at the month and suggests things you could read, create and love with your children. These things will focus on celebrating the Summer! Read Summer Nature’s day by Kay Maguire I was … Continue reading

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What did we read, create and love in June?

Hello everyone, I hope you had a good June. Here is my monthly post where I look back at the month and share some of the things we have been reading, creating and loving! A quick note before I get … Continue reading

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“The new small person” by Lauren Child

Lauren Child has just be made Children’s laureate, so well deserved! We love her books and “The new small person” is no exception, what a sweet true to life story which a lot of children will be able to relate … Continue reading

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Seasonal weaving!

It is always great to combine nature in our creating! This is a simple way to weave with natural treasures that can be found in the garden or park. Need: craft sticks (lollypop sticks), glue, sting, natural find e.g. flowers and herbs. … Continue reading

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“The Thing” by Simon Puttock

At the weekend I read “The Thing” by Simon Puttock and Daniel Egneus a great clever picture book that will make you think! One day “a thing” falls from the sky, four animal friends discover it. The animals start to … Continue reading

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Dog picture books!

We were recently sent a couple of dog themed books which we have been enjoying and it has inspired us to share some of our favourite doggy picture books! “Dog on wheels” by Gillian McClure This book is about a … Continue reading

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