It has been 6 months since I last brought you our favourite app recommendations, and in that time we have been busy discovering lots more so I thought it was about time that I brought you our new recommendations of 10 great kids apps! Many of the apps in the previous post we are still […]
I recently shared a post with reviews of over 10 resources to help children with their reading. They are primarily paid services or products, and I do recommend all the products included in that post. I believe it’s definitely worth investing in educational products and services, as anything towards the children’s education and development is […]
Recently we have been reviewing lots of literacy resources. It’s important to support children’s reading at home. It’s hard for children to get enough one to one time and attention in school in a class of 30 so I am always interested in different ways to encourage reading at home, to help my kids get in more practise in fun […]
Grandma’s Trunk is a fun 5 in 1 set of literacy games from Learning Resources. This set is so beautifully made, and Mr Z enjoyed playing it with me.
Recently we have been reviewing lots of the best literacy products around for children. One of the great products Mr Z tried out is the Hot Dots High Frequency Words Card Set from Learning Resources. This is the first time we have tried a Hot Dots product, and Mr Z really enjoyed working with it.
Learning to read is so much more than just learning to decipher the sounds on the page. It’s always good to talk about the books that you have read with your children to make sure they have understood what has happened in the story, and encourage them to think a little deeper. This week we […]
Throughout January we have been reviewing lots of literacy based products and services on the blog. Reading Chest is proving to be one of our favourites! Reading Chest is a reading book subscription service. This fits in perfectly with busy lifestyles and supplements school reading books perfectly.
Lately on the blog, we’ve been looking at different products to help with children’s literacy. The LeapFrog LeapReader is one that I was really interested in trying out with the boys. The LeapReader is an electronic reading and writing system in the form of pen which is compatible with a wide selection of books. The […]
[Keep Reading to the end for your FREE trial codes] I have been using Reading Eggs with Z since he was about 3 and a half. He is now 5 and a half and has finished the Reading Eggs programme, but still working his way through some of the extra Skills Banks and will be […]
Wordsearch Junior is a brilliant game from Drumond Park. We have tried out a couple of Drumond Park games recently (Doh Nutters and Dinobite) and although all of them are great fun, this is my favourite so far. With 3 different levels of play there is hours and hours of fun here and I love […]