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How to Teach a Child to Read

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 30/08/2021

How to Teach a Child to Read Reading is a valuable life skill. It helps to improve your ability to communicate, expand your vocabulary and develop your social skills.  And for a child, it is particula…

Tips for Starting Year 7

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 16/08/2021

Tips for Starting Year 7 – How to Address Your Child’s Concerns From travelling to school on their own for the first time to meeting hundreds of new people, the transition from year 6 to year 7 is one…

How to Prepare Your Child for the First Day of Primary School

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 02/08/2021

How to Prepare Your Child for the First Day of Primary School Here’s the bad news: your child is getting ready for their first day of primary school. It’s a stressful experience for parents and a jump…

Starting Secondary School – Tips & Advice for Parents

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 20/07/2021

Starting Secondary School – Tips & Advice Starting secondary school can be a worrying time for both parent and child. They might be going to a totally new school, with new friends and new faces. A…

Bee Facts for Kids

POSTED IN: Learning for Kids ON: 05/07/2021

Bee Facts for Kids Give your child an introduction to the wonderful world of bees with this list of bee facts for kids, including a free PDF that you can print off and put on the wall at home. Your ki…

The Top 10 Benefits of Early Reading

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 25/06/2021

Early Reading – The Top 10 Benefits Early reading is beneficial for both parent and child. When it comes to helping children to read, it’s a good idea to introduce the activity to your kids as young a…

How to Encourage Your Children to Read

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 07/06/2021

Encouraging Children to Read Developing your child’s interest in reading isn’t always straightforward. Whilst many young kids will take to it quite naturally, others may require some gentle encouragem…

Moon Facts for Kids

POSTED IN: Learning for Kids ON: 24/05/2021

Moon Facts for Kids Although a man hasn’t set foot on the Moon for almost 50 years now, it remains a source of fascination for humans. Countries including Russia, the United States, China and Japan ha…

First Day at Nursery | Tips & Advice for Parents

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 12/05/2021

First Day at Nursery Waving goodbye to your child for their first day at nursery is one of the most challenging things to do for any parent. Will they make any friends? Will they be safe? Will they en…

10 Memorable Reading Quotes for Kids

POSTED IN: Quotes for Kids ON: 28/04/2021

10 Memorable Reading Quotes for Kids There are a lot of ways in which you can help your children to read. But sometimes your kids might simply need some inspiration to get them started on their readin…

How to Make Reading Fun for Kids

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 14/04/2021

How to Make Reading Fun for Kids Reading with your kids is a beneficial activity for both parent and child. For your child the process can aid their emotional intelligence, improve their academic abil…

Eiffel Tower Facts for Kids

POSTED IN: Learning for Kids ON: 07/04/2021

Eiffel Tower Facts for Kids Teach your kids about France’s most famous landmark with this list of Eiffel Tower facts for kids, including a free PDF that you can print out. The Eiffel Tower in Paris is…

World Book Day 2021 | Date, Info and Book Ideas

POSTED IN: Events ON: 02/03/2021

World Book Day 2021 It’s that time of year again! World Book Day 2021 is just around the corner, and in this article we’re going to gather together everything you need to know about the big day. Since…

Home Education During COVID-19 | Tips & Advice

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 22/02/2021

Home Education During COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has facilitated a rapid shift to home education in the UK. Whilst for many parents the change will be a temporary one, there has been an estimated…

Non Fiction Books for Children | 10 Benefits

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 11/02/2021

10 Benefits of Non Fiction Books for Children When it comes to helping children to read, is it better to go with fiction or non fiction books for children? There’s no simple answer of course. Each chi…

Helping Children to Read | Tips, Ideas & Advice

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 05/02/2021

Helping Children to Read Encouraging and helping children to read is an important part of the parenting process. By supplementing their school work with some reading at home you can improve their read…

Butterfly Facts for Kids

POSTED IN: Learning for Kids ON: 25/01/2021

Butterfly Facts for Kids Learn more about the amazing animal that is the butterfly with this list of butterfly facts for kids, including a free PDF that you can print out and put on your wall. With th…

Jazz for Children

POSTED IN: Learning for Kids ON: 18/01/2021

Jazz for Children The rich history and distinctive sound of jazz make it a fascinating topic of study for children and an ideal starting point for teaching them about other forms of music. Originating…

Teaching Human Anatomy to Kids

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 06/01/2021

Anatomy for Kids Human anatomy is the study of a human’s body parts. By gaining a greater understanding of what they do and how they work together, we can start to appreciate our bodies more and learn…

The Best History Books for Kids

POSTED IN: Children's Book Suggestions ON: 04/01/2021

History Books for Kids We see learning about history as akin to reading a story, making it a naturally engaging subject for kids to learn about. With a chronological order of events, exotic locations…

Whale Facts for Kids | Free Printable PDF

POSTED IN: Learning for Kids ON: 21/12/2020

Whale Facts for Kids Whales are some of the most fascinating animals in the world, though sadly their numbers are in decline in many parts of the world. Now more than ever, it’s important for children…

Interactive Books for 5 Year Olds

POSTED IN: Children's Book Suggestions ON: 14/12/2020

Interactive Books for 5 Year Olds These interactive books for 5 year olds help keep your kids engaged in the reading process, making it a more rewarding activity for both parent and child. Reading wit…

12 Christmas Quotes for Kids

POSTED IN: Quotes for Kids ON: 07/12/2020

12 Christmas Quotes for Kids Our favourite Christmas quotes for kids are designed to bring some festive cheer into your household this Christmas. You could share them with your children by pinning the…

Art History for Kids

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 30/11/2020

Art History for Kids How do you make art history for kids fun, interesting and engaging? Educating your children about art is a great way to whet their creative appetite and get them interested in art…

Our Special Christmas Offers Are Here

POSTED IN: Special Offers ON: 16/11/2020

Our Special Christmas Offers Are Here     Christmas always seems to sneak up on us, and this year is no different. With a little over a month to go until the big day we’ve prepared some spec…

Win a book!

POSTED IN: Competitions ON: 17/06/2019

Answer a few simple questions and tweet us/post the response on Facebook to enter the chance of winning a spring-themed book. We have a copy each of Flowers, Fruit, The Tree and Woods and Forests to g…