Tag: Literacy

Dissertation Realness

Rather than sashay away, I’ll be more Shantay, you stay (Drag Race reference for you there folks!) Now I’m about to start the final year of a degree I’ve got the mammoth (read gargantuan) task of choosing and …

Product Review – Yellow Door Traditional Tales: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Products can be found at the following links: Goldilocks and the Three Bears figures are HERE Storytalk Cards are HERE Stand-It Stones are HERE

Product Review: Yellow Door Traditional Tales Figures – The Little Gingerbread Man

Please enjoy the video I’ve created to review the amazing Yellow Door Traditional Tales Figures of The Little Gingerbread Man. The figures can be found by clicking HERE The Story Talk Cards can be found by clicking HERE The …

Storytelling Den

Out for a walk in York today and went into the Museum gardens (due to go to the York Proms there next month) and whilst walking about saw this beautiful use of nature to create such a gorgeous …

VIDEO: Communication Stations

Product Feature: Resource of the Week

I’m delighted to be able to partner up with Daniel Larson, AKA Mr Early Years, to feature something from his wide range of downloadable and printable teaching resources. This week: An Intervention Pack designed for TAs or other …

A little festive provocation

This week I added Christmas cards to our writing table. Such excitement from the children as they wrote their cards and much puzzlement and problem solving as they put them in the envelope!

Writing pads

Saw this today in Poundland. What a lovely, bright addition to a writing area!

Showing appreciation

It can often be difficult for children to appreciate things. I saw this idea in a recent visit to St. Mary’s church on Holy Island I saw this beautiful crafted tree with apples covered in beautiful messages of …

Autumn Provocation – Hedgehogs!

I genuinely have a love for Hedgehogs, they are lovely creatures and a gardeners friend as they love to eat slugs. They also make me think of Autumn as they usually like to snuggle up in the copious …