It's the run up to Valentine's Day and I'm excited about all the crafts I have up my sleeve for little Bee to enjoy. I have a list of things we did last year as well as a few pins saved on Pinterest. Valentines are some of my favourite crafts and I love all the … Continue reading Valentines Day Activities
We recently got started on our tot school journey and the first topic we embarked on was exercise and movement. With some help from the simply learning website we got well on our way to lots of fun and learning. I made a list of activities, videos, songs and books related to the topic of exercise and … Continue reading Exercise and movement
So since it's the last day of November it was decided that the nursery would be transformed into a winter wonderland! yipee! (it's a working progress) The staff at the nursery decided that we would do a book advent there too and so got to wrapping 24 Christmas and wintery books in preparation for tomorrow. (December … Continue reading Displaying your book advent
In my previous post I mentioned that we made a book advent for Little Bee last year and I thought I would elaborate a little and provide some pictures! This advent was really simple to put together and only took me an hour or so once I had everything together I needed. I used the … Continue reading Another calendar!
17th August- A Boot, A Hat, Now Who Is That. We got this book from our health visitor recently, it was included in our book bug pack. Book bug from the Scottish trust is a fab resource available for all children in Scotland. The bags range from birth to P1 and include books and resources suitable for each age … Continue reading Book of the week – A Boot, A Hat, Now Who Is That
Little Bee has been obsessing over Julia Donaldson's 'Night monkey, Day monkey' this week. I find myself reading it over and over again, but never really tiring of it. This is a cute story with adorable illustrations by Lucy Richards. The story is about two little monkeys, one who stays awake all night and sleeps all … Continue reading Book of the week (27 July)
'Fox's socks' written and illustrated by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler is one of the 'tales from the acorn wood'. The story is about a fox who gets out of bed with cold feet and goes on a hunt for his socks. He searches around his house looking for them and collects other pieces of … Continue reading Fox’s socks story props
Every day we read these stories countless times! they're little Bee's favourites right now. We read them over and over and he never tires of them. This repetition however is hugely beneficial to little minds. The constant repetition of words helps children remember more words and develops their ever increasing vocabulary. Great news for little … Continue reading Our favourite books right now.
Little Bee absolutely adores books, any kind of book really: Bath books, board books, books with flaps, pop up books, puppet books, paperback books, soft books, travel books, big books, little books... The list goes on. He has always loved books. I started reading to him when he was still in my tummy and even as … Continue reading Books