Tag: Learning

My Songs – Spotify App

Spotify is a music streaming service, simply type in the artist or album you want to listen to and it is there. The best thing about it is you can literally pick music to match your mood and you can listen to things that aren’t even in your CD/Download collection. We use Spotify a lot, …

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#Alphabetphoto S is for…….

Right back when the Alphabet Photo linky started on the Podcast Blog I knew what photo I would share for S. This week S is for Spaceman   I took this photo at the National Space Centre in Leicester on a family day out and I love it. The day was fantastic, it was a …

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Away in my aeroplane – #Parragon Review

“Riding along in my airplane, I wave to the sun, I should to the rain. Then with a roar of my motors that drowns me out, I dash straight up in the air and wheel about.” See the birds way up high and the people way down below in this rhyme full of movement, wonder, …

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The Fish with the Deep Sea Smile – Review

Parragon bring to you a fab story from best selling children’s author Margaret Wise Brown.  The fish with the Deep Blue smile, of a family’s quest to find the fish with the deep sea smile! The front cover screams ‘read me’ with it’s lovely blue background and the big orange fish looking at you! It …

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The Funny Fingers – Book review

The latest book to hit our book shelf is ‘The Funny Fingers’ from Egmont Publishing.  The book follows an oddball family of fingers on their journey for laughter. The terrible toes are the neighbours who don’t like the sound of laughing and try to make it stop!   Along their way the funny fingers turn …

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The Sleepy Train – Book Review

We had another book delivery from Parragon and it was lovely to come back from our break to new reading material! “Driver’s engine, clean and smart, Whistle blows, it’s time to start, Wheels are turning, lights aglow, ‘All aboard, and off we go!’ Join Bear and his friends on the cozy little Sleepy Train as …

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Bunny Loves to Learn – Book Review

I love being part of Parragon’s Book Buddies. It gives Monkey and Mouse the chance to have a look at some great new books. So far they haven’t been disappointed with any of the range we have had a chance to see. This time is no different. We were sent a copy of ‘Bunny Loves …

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How to Catch a Star – Review and Competition

We have read a few of Oliver Jeffers books and we have loved them, he has a lovely way of writing that keeps the children stuck to the book the whole way through and they often ask to read again straight away.  This year has seen the 10th anniversary of ‘How to Catch a Star’ …

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Lego Easter Story

Earlier in the week the Monkey, Mouse and I were playing Lego and chatting about the Easter Holidays, what we had done and what we were going to do with the rest of it. Monkey and Mouse then thought it would be good fun to ‘play Easter’ with the Lego! Monkey took up the role …

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What’s the Story?

I have been joining in with Silent Sunday for a fair while and looking back at some of the photos I think that maybe I should have chosen to save them for bigger posts explaining them. Although they are perfect at the time, some of them just have more behind them than a silent post. …

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