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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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Supertato to the rescue!

Sue Hendra is one of our favourite authors, when Tom was little I remember reading “Barry the fish with fingers” over and over again to him! Also “Norman, the slug with the silly shell” is one of my top ten … Continue reading

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Fizzy printing!

Science and art go so well together! We have been exploring bio carbonate of soda and vinegar, we added some colour for extra fun and loved the results! Here is how we made some fizzy prints:   Need: bio carbonate of … Continue reading

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Favourite animals artwork! (Process art)

Look at these beautiful animal pieces of art work! There is quite a process to produce these picture but the children were excited about every stage. Need: paper, newspaper, glue, paint (we did some with ready mix poster paint and … Continue reading

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Walter’s wonderful web!

Today we spotted “Walter’s wonderful web” by Tim Hopgood at the library. It is a lovely book which introduces 2D shapes in a simple fun way. Walter the spider was finding it hard to make the perfect web, the wind … Continue reading

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Read, create and love in May!

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 season, growth and flowers! Read Picnic by John Burningham – … Continue reading

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