Activity Books for school holidays - Story Snug

Activity books for the School Holidays

The summer holidays are very nearly here and we’ve been looking at Activity Books to keep children busy over the summer. While I would definitely advocate a break from formal learning during a school holiday I do like the fact that many of the activities in these books introduce children to new ideas and concepts that they may not have come across as well as stimulate discussion.…

Learning with Elmer by David McKee - Story Snug

Story Snug’s 2016 top ten most viewed posts!

Happy New Year to you all!

Before we start a new year of blogging curiosity led us to take a quick look back at the top ten most viewed blogposts of 2016. Only one is a blogpost that was written this year and several are our learning activities posts where we have linked arts, crafts, science and other activities to some of our favourite picture books.…

The Wind in the Willows - Story Snug

The Wind in the Willows retold by Lesley Sims

The retelling of The Wind in the Willows is one of a range of classic stories that have been published by Usborne as picture books. I love the idea of introducing young children to classic stories in a picture book format and it is also great for me to read the ones I may have missed (or forgotten!).…