Tag: Learning

Hold That Thought Milton – Book Review

You will have seen us review books from Parragon before, we love the range and was very happy when another one arrived for us to enjoy! Hold that thought Milton comes from winner author Linda Ravin Lodding. It follows Milton who has a lot on his mind and he is trying to tell someone, anyone….but …

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Shouty Arthur – Book Review

Shouty Arthur is the first in a new picture book series featuring Arthur and his sister Edith. The story  follows Arthur and Edith learning about wildlife from Edith’s book and then deciding to go and find some. The only problem is that Arthur is the loudest, shoutiest boy alive! The book is the perfect size …

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What’s the Story?

Monkey has started bringing homework home; not every night but he has had a few bits this term.  A couple of weeks ago he bought home a sheet of paper with some questions on and this.. He was very excited to tell us that they had been making a Fruit Salad in school, Monkey does …

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The NIght Before Christmas – A Review

Monkey and Mouse are both really getting in the Christmas Spirit, in fact if tonight is anything to go by, I think Father Christmas may be waiting until the early hours of the morning before he can deliver anything! Each evening in the run up we have been watching a Christmassy film or reading a …

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BrainBites Dinosaurs – Review

Monkey loves to learn, he literally soaks in information, another love of his (as I am sure I have mentioned before) is dinosaurs! He was really excited last term at school as they did all about dinosaurs and he couldn’t wait to find out about the different types, who ate what and how to roar …

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Angry Birds Books – Review

We received an envelope this week that made the book worms very happy, it contained two books for them to get their noses into! Angry Birds is very popular. Although the kids have only played it a handful of times they still recognise the characters everywhere we go, and they love them!  They were very …

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Cheeky Harry Loves…. Review

We were lucky enough to be sent a copy of the book ‘Cheeky Harry Loves…’ a while ago, unfortunately I am only just getting around to telling you about it! I am really sorry about this, as I should have let you know sooner about how fab this book is! The book is a toddler …

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A Review of Dr Duck

As you all know the kids love books, they are a major part of the bedtime routine, the chill out time and the ‘I don’t know what else to do’ time! Dr Duck is a book full of delightful animals who are a bit poorly sick. Dr Duck comes to the rescue with his own …

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Silent Sunday

Review – Alphablocks Phonics First Steps DVD

Both the Monkey and the Mouse are entering the world of reading at the minute, although they are both at different stages of it. Mouse is just learning here letter and Monkey is really getting into the world of Phonics in the reception class at school. So, the new ‘Learn to read with the Alphablocks’ …

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