Tag: preschool

Book of the Week- There’s a Monster in Your Book

This week’s book of the week for Pre-School and Key Stage 1 children is ‘There’s a Monster in Your Book’ by Tom Fletcher. This is a firm favourite in our house and is easily read several times a day! We have included our book review and some pre-reading and post-reading activities to try at home. We hope you enjoy this book as much as we do and …

Phonics- Phase 1: Environmental Sounds

This really is phonics and the foundations for reading and writing. The first phase of Phonics is all about exploring the world around us for sounds and sharing these new experiences. With speaking and listening skills at the core of these activities, you can develop the language of your little one through engagement with books and with …

Early Counting- Counting to Five

From an early age we try to teach our children to count. Many will pick up the numbers and in time be able to recite them to their parents which is a great starting point and underpins the ability to count. However, being able to recite the numbers to 5, or 10 or even 20 …

Book of the Week: Zog (Post-Reading)

Book of the Week- Zog (pre-reading)

We will regularly add a new book of the week which we are happy to recommend you read with your child. We will provide you with questions you can ask to lead a discussion about the book before you read it and activities that will really engage your child, before returning later in the week …