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Thanksgiving 2017; Talking Turkey & Thankfulness

This year, Thanksgiving 2017 is on November 23rd. It’s a little window of peace before Christmas, even if it’s a borrowed one from across the Atlantic. It was one of the key holiday events in my kids’ nursery school curriculum…. Continue Reading →

Transgender Day of Remembrance; Seeing the World Differently

Today, I found out from a friend that November 20th is Transgender Day of Remembrance. I’ve never heard of it before. Yet, I can see it’s a big deal to her and her spouse, so I wanted to learn more… Continue Reading →

Remembrance Sunday 2017; Keeping Their Names Alive

Another year, another Remembrance Sunday parade. Last year, an elderly veteran played an important role in the ceremony. This year, he wasn’t there. Little things like that play on your mind, amidst the solemnity of the event.¬†Remembrance Sunday 2017 wasn’t… Continue Reading →

Back to Earth with a Bump; Twinkl Book Review

The latest book in the Twinkl Originals series is called Back to Earth with a Bump. Twinkl¬†subscribers can download the PDF and eBook versions now. However, only the printed version will have their fabulous new Augmented Reality technology embedded in… Continue Reading →

Spider Webs; Easy Twig Cobwebs & Themed Resources Round Up

Spiders are fascinating insects, most widely known for their¬†ability to produce silk from their spinneret glands and create beautiful webs. In fact, spiders are classified by the type of webs they weave: spiral orb webs, tangle webs, funnel webs, tubular… Continue Reading →

Cone People; Twinkly Hallowe’en Cats & Spanish Worksheets

We use Twinkl for a lot of our crafts and worksheets. At this time of year, one of our favourites is the Hallowe’en Cone People and this year we’ve chosen to make colourful cats. (Last year, it was a cat… Continue Reading →

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