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Geometric Photo Collage

Take your child's knowledge of shapes out of the classroom and into the real world! A geometric photo collage is the perfect way to apply maths lessons to a practical and funky art activity. What You Need Cardboard (A4 or... Continue Reading →

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The Day The Crayons Quit Lesson Ideas

The Day The Crayons Quit, by¬†Drew Daywalt, is an adorable picture book for elementary or primary school¬†students. One day, Duncan receives some mysterious postcards - from his fed up crayons! The crayons are tired of being pigeonholed by their colours,... Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving 2016

Thanksgiving isn't a traditional holiday in the UK, but it is a welcome pause before the full onslaught of Christmas. My kids first started the annual Thanksgiving activities when they were at nursery school, so I suppose I've just kept... Continue Reading →

Four Weeks Till Xmas

So, as much as I don't want to think about it, there's only 4 weeks left till Christmas! The kids are getting antsy, eagerly anticipating their advent calendars, the stocking stuffers are gradually being acquired (and the larger things are... Continue Reading →

We Will Remember Them

This week is all about Remembrance Day, and why it's so important. My great-grandfather served in the Great War and my great-uncles served in World War Two. My family tree, like many others, does contain that ultimate sacrifice but, even... Continue Reading →

Hallowe’en Farm Crafts

One of our local farms hosts a weekly Arts & Crafts session, for children. The person who runs the craft sessions is lovely, and has a great manner with children of all ages. This week was all about Hallowe'en: we... Continue Reading →

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