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How to Homeschool without Workbooks (or Zoom)

How to Homeschool without Workbooks (or Zoom)   After the madness of this year, and most of the world’s parenting population having to try some form of homeschooling, it’s no surprise that more parents are now deciding on home education by choice. Whether you’ve decided to take the leap or you’re curious why anyone would, …read more Read More

7 Fun Ways to Get Your Child Excited about Literacy 

7 Fun Ways to Get Your Child Excited about Literacy Eager to get your child more confident with reading? If we want our kids to grow up excited about reading, it’s so important we help make literacy fun! Here are 7 simple, fun ways to get them engaged with letters, sounds and reading:  Use words in …read more Read More

3 Ways to support the learning of phonics – a guide for parents

Are you looking for simple ways to support the learning of phonics? This post is for you. This is a great place to start if you’re a parent and unsure how to support your child. Chances are you’re already doing many of these things. 1. Listen For children to learn about phonics they need to …read more Read More

What is Kamishibai? All Explained By The Sidlaw Hare

I’m very excited to introduce the first guest post on the blog. I met Wendy Duncan through the Indie Roller group. She is so enthusiastic about kamishibai, the magical art of Japanese story telling. What is Kamishibai? Have a read below to find out more. The Sidlaw Hare Hi, I’m Wendy and I make kamishibai.  …read more Read More

A Parents Guide: What is Phonics?

Education is filled with jargon that, as a parent and sometimes as a teacher, can be confusing and hard to understand. When it comes to children learning how to read, phonics is a term you will hear a lot. But what is phonics and how is it used in the classroom? In this post I’ll …read more Read More

Creating an Inviting Book Corner – at School or Home

I’ve always found that book corners need to be inviting, comfy places where children and adults want to spend time. I wanted to share few ideas I’ve used in my classroom over the years as well as some inspiration taken from other teachers and colleagues.  It may sound ridiculous but I don’t just have one book area at …read more Read More