Category Archives: art and literacy

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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“Peely Wally” a lovely simple Spring book for younger readers!

“Peely Wally” by Kali Stileman is a lovely simple book for younger children to read at this time of the year with a decorated egg and a bird hatching out of it, perfect for Spring! The story is about a … Continue reading

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How to make a simple owl!

A cute simple owl which is great for young children. Need: egg box, scissors, glue, feathers, brown and white paint, black pen. Cut the egg box in half and then cut out the eyes. Firstly we painted the box brown. … Continue reading

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10+ creative “We’re going on a bear hunt” ideas!

Did you love the TV adaptation of “We’re going on a bear hunt” by Michael Rosen this Christmas? We loved it, the book is such a wonderful classic children’s book! Watching “We’re going on a bear hunt” on TV has … Continue reading

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“We’re going on a bear hunt” bunting!

Did you love the TV adaptation of “We’re going on a bear hunt” by Michael Rosen this Christmas? We loved it, the book is such a wonderful classic children’s book! It inspired us to get creative! We made bunting, we … Continue reading

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Wonderful picture book “Grrrrr!”

We love the book “Blown away” by Rob Biddulph and we were not disappointed by his second book “Grrrrr!” It is a wonderful story which reminds as about what is important in life! This book is set in the woods … Continue reading

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The crow’s tale

We have fallen in love with the story “The crow’s tale” by Naomi Howarth and of course the message it tells! The story is inspired by a Lenni Lenape Native American Legend. This story is set in the depths of … Continue reading

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