Category: Blog

Is this true or not?

After my last post I thought I’d open up another line of debate amongst us Early Years Practitioners and Professionals. One of my colleagues showed me this article from a recent edition of The Times which has heard …

Thought for the day.

And a worrying thought it is. In Scotland there is a motion to bring in assessment of primary 1 children to test them on literacy and numeracy. Although any primary teacher will tell you that assessment is ongoing …

I’m actually angry

A colleague at work drew my attention to a line in one of the children’s story books that actually made me angry then and there on the spot. Not just angry but disappointed and let down. The book …

Hello caller!

I’ve been on eBay and got this nifty retro telephone. It’s the start of a communication station I’m putting together. What do you think?

Wooden Spoons

Morning! Yesterday on my way to work I picked up some cheap, but sturdy, wooden spoons. I have a plan in mind for them so watch this space!!

The Art of Story Telling

I’m honoured to have been asked by the lovely Early Years Consultant and Trainer (and friend!) Kimberly Smith to write a guest post over on her blog. I chose the topic “Is story telling a dying art?” Head …

Poundshop Challenge!

I thought I’d set myself a challenge and I need your help. I want you to name an item that you can buy for ¬£1 in either Poundland or Poundworld and send me a photo of it by …