Homeschool Project Save The Day DIY Bookcase
Learning Through Literature, Preschool, Reception

Homeschool Project Saves The Day – DIY Children’s Bookcase

  Get your homeschoolers building their own DIY Bookcase. Rally the kids together for a fun family projec! One that requires co-operation, creativity, team work and of which the results can be used and admired for a long time to come. It was one of hose days where nothing seemed to be going as planned.… Continue reading Homeschool Project Saves The Day – DIY Children’s Bookcase

Rabbit Trails - Life Is The Curriculum for homeschoolers
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Rabbit Trails – Life is the curriculum

Just like real life rabbit trails, educational trails are joined together in never ending circling paths; creating an information network through which we can journey with our homeschoolers. I first heard about following ‘rabbit trails’ in the context of using literature studies to inspire and direct learning in other subjects. Classic works are full of… Continue reading Rabbit Trails – Life is the curriculum

Inspiration and Tips for Parents, Learning Through Literature

Creating Daily Reading Habits – 6 Tips to Get You Started

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go!" - Dr. Seuss Helping your children to create daily reading habits, will be the most valuable educational tool they'll get. The pages of books are filled with knowledge, facts and life lessons. Learning how… Continue reading Creating Daily Reading Habits – 6 Tips to Get You Started

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How to Organise A Children’s Book Swap

Affiliate Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.If you make a purchase via one of these links I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I love and use all of the books, products and resources I recommend to my readers and simply want to share them with you to give you… Continue reading How to Organise A Children’s Book Swap

Image with little girl sitting on a pile of books infront of a purple mouse. With front covers of popular childrens books. Title Image fore Picture Books and Classics Lists blog post.
Learning Through Literature, Preschool

Online Picture Books and Classics Lists

Affiliate Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.If you make a purchase via one of these links I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I love and use all of the books, products and resources I recommend to my readers and simply want to share them with you to give you… Continue reading Online Picture Books and Classics Lists

A Day of Learning inspired by the Very Hungry Caterpillar.
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A day of learning inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book

  Affiliate links: We love the books and product we’ve discovered and share with you here. We think you may too ! If you choose to purchase a book via these links we may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you.   Story Time On this particular day I was woken up… Continue reading A day of learning inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book

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Why I Read Classic Literature With My Preschoolers

  How often do you share classic literature with your children? If you haven't already noticed,books are a very prominent feature in our home. We are always sharing books  at various times through out the day. We don't have a strict schedule over here, however every evening without fail before bed the entire family gets together… Continue reading Why I Read Classic Literature With My Preschoolers

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How to do Family Read Alouds When You Can’t Read Aloud

Have you ever been struck by laryngitis and been unable to read aloud to your children? Unfortunately I have! This week I lost my voice for only the second time in my entire life. Getting the children to listen and pay attention has been a real challenge. Eye contact has been an absolute life saver.… Continue reading How to do Family Read Alouds When You Can’t Read Aloud

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Reading List Continued- 100 Books 30 Days Challenge

Affiliate links: We love the books we've read and share with you here and think you may too and have added these links for your reference only. However, if you do choose to purchase a book via these links we may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. As promised here's the… Continue reading Reading List Continued- 100 Books 30 Days Challenge

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Sharing Your Favourite Childhood Books With Your Own Children

If there is anything that’s going to bring on those feelings of excitement and passion that help mentors to inspire their youth, it will certainly be those favourite childhood memories. Be it a tv show, place, game or book. Books are perhaps the best for reigniting all those emotions. As a child you follow the… Continue reading Sharing Your Favourite Childhood Books With Your Own Children