Books and Bikes

#notsponsored I know you’ll find this hard to believe, but my children are not natural athletes. They are more the book reading type rather than the bike riding, ball throwing type. I just don’t know who...

School Holidays HERE WE COME

School holidays are nearly upon us and this is fairly obvious in my house. The small people are over-tired and unable to admit this and, according to #backboy, so am I. I know I'm  my usually bubbly,...

Literature Supporting Coding and the Makerspace Movement

My teacher partner, Jackie Child AKA #bestteachingpartnerever is the most insanely energetic, enthusiastic and talented maker, creator and educator that you could ever hope to meet. I am in complete and total awe of...

Dyson V6 Absolute Handstick Vacum V The Makerspace Zone

This is not a sponsored post. I was given this Dyson V6 to trial and review and all opinions expressed are my own.  If you’ve been with me here for a while now, you’ll know that I...

Augmented Reality Books

Augmented reality (AR) technology involves using the camera on a smartphone or tablet to view digital images superimposed over real things, in this case a book. This isn't the most technical of definitions but...

Slow Communication Station

Our Junior School Library has a makerspace zone, and we incorporate high tech and low tech makerspace ideas into our library planning and teaching – you can read more about this here and here. I...

Sad the Dog Mobile Makerspace Workshop

Sad the Dog Mobile Makerspace Workshop If you’ve been reading my blog for a while now or you follow me on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, you’ll know that our Junior School Library has a very...

Slow Communication: Snail Mail

Slow Communication: Snail Mail I am an out and out social media lover and my phone bings and dings at me day and night with emails from five different accounts. It would be fair to...

Creating and Crafting Books

Creating and Crafting Books (Alternate Title – Megan Daley has a Meltdown on her Blog About School Lunches) School holidays are approaching and I could not be more pleased. I adore working in a school and...

Biome Sale: Bookweek and Makerspace Ideas

Biome Sale: Bookweek and Makerspace Products at 25% Off One of my all-time favourite stores, Biome, has 25% off for 48 more hours only and my order is placed, so feel free to now place...