Lucy Lady Bird by Sharon King-Chai
Lucy Lady Bird has just been republished with the most gorgeous shiny spotty cover! This beautifully illustrated picture book is great for introducing children to colours, seasons, counting and the concept that it’s great to be different.
Story Snug Advent: V is for The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s Christmas 123
V is for The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s Christmas 123 by Eric Carle
Ten Spooky Skeletons by Patricia Hegarty, Annette Rusling & Garry Parsons
Ten Spooky Skeletons is a fun Halloween counting book for little people which, despite the word spooky in the title, is not spooky or scary at all!
Preparing your child for school – Literacy & Numeracy activities
Many parents and children are enjoying the holidays but others will be spending the summer preparing for their child’s first day at school. It’s a huge milestone and some children and parents will be looking forward to it more than others. Handing your child over to a new teacher isn’t easy but there are lots of activities…
Making a fairytale inspired board game
It’s the time of year when we enjoy reading The Jolly Christmas Postman, doing Humpty Dumpty’s jigsaw, reading The Gingerbread Man’s annual and playing the hazardous board game that Little Red Riding Hood receives from Mr Wolf. After playing the game for what was at least the tenth time in a row we decided to make our own.…
Ten Tiny Tadpoles by Debbie Tarbett
Ten Tiny Tadpoles is a rhyming counting book which also introduces babies and younger children to the concept of tadpoles turning into frogs. We read the book after a walk to the pond to look for frogspawn, it’s a great book to read in the spring.
Learning with Eric Carle & The Very Hungry Caterpillar
The Very Hungry Caterpillar is 50 years old! It’s such a great book to use to promote learning in the Early Year’s classroom. Eric Carle’s timeless story has been enjoyed by several generations of children and adults. As well as books, CDs and DVDs it has inspired a range of merchandise and been translated into many…
Dog Loves Counting by Louise Yates
Dog Loves Counting introduces counting up to ten in a very original way. It also introduced us to some interesting new animals – we hadn’t heard of a five-lined skink or a nine-banded armadillo before!
Peck, Peck, Peck by Lucy Cousins
Peck Peck Peck tells the story of a little woodpecker who is learning to peck. Lucy Cousin’s bold, colourful illustrations are full of holes by the end of the story!
Press Here by Hervé Tullet
Press Here is very original, very unique and like no other book that we have on our bookshelf. It’s not a storybook, more an interactive game book which is best read aloud especially when you read it to a group of children. It isn’t the easiest book to describe but here goes….!