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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 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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