How to support your child with reading

This post is sponsored by The book people. My eldest child (F), started school in September last year. She’s still in the very early stages of learning to read and…

Learning to read with Post from Panda

Post from Panda recently contacted me and asked if I would like to review their subscription service for reception children. Once I had had a quick look at their website…

Read Write Inc. My reading and writing kit review

Regular readers will know that F is in her first year at school (reception year). Like all other reception children she is learning phonics, in fact, she started last year…

The first half term in reception

Where have the last 7 weeks gone? F has finished her first half term in reception. I’m so proud of her in many ways as not once has she said…

100 things to learn before you’re 10 book review

Recently I was sent a copy of 100 things to learn before you’re 10 by Gail Hugman to review. Gail has taught in schools for 30 years and in 2005…

Book themed fancy dress costumes

On my daughter’s second day at school, she brought home a letter to say the following Friday was reading day and she should go dressed as her favourite book character.…

5 fantastic books about starting school

Today I’m going to be sharing 5 of the best books about starting school and also a code for 10% off at Books and pieces (a fabulous online book shop).…