Numeracy all day long

In recent years the Scottish Government has identified a drop in maths skills in school age children all over the country. The previous drive in schools has been towards helping children become more literate but recently there has been a large focus on maths and raising the standards in schools to help support children develop … Continue reading Numeracy all day long

Displaying your book advent

 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

Natural play

So... We've had a lot on recently and I've not had a chance to write a post in weeks! Anyway, I've been thinking a lot recently about natural play, both in the garden and in the home. As I've mentioned in previous posts, little Bee LOVES playing outdoors. He's often mesmerised with the birds flying … Continue reading Natural play

Fox’s socks story props

 '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

Our favourite books right now.

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.