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Writing and Creating Space

(a post in which I rave about a desk - oh yes I do) Both my children are 'creators' - of mess mostly, but also of art, stories, Lego cities and...mess. They begged for the...

The Ever so Sociable Reader

The Ever so Sociable Reader (or 'How to Stop Freaking-Out at the Amount of Time Your Child Spends Reading. Alone) Reading is oft considered a solitary pursuit; sitting alone in one’s private home library, cup of...

Billie B Brown Clubhouse

Billie B Brown Clubhouse All title and book cover images take you to Booktopia for easy purchase or to a more in-depth review. PudStar and ChickPea (AKA The Wild Thing) love their cubbyhouse. Mostly it's a...

Children’s Desks: Space to Write, Create, Read and Wonder

Children’s Desks: Space to Write, Create, Read and Wonder I wrote way back when about our playroom (see here) and how we used it as a space for a one and three year old. A...

Spaces to Create, Play and Wonder

Spaces to Create, Play and Wonder (an update on the Cubbyhouse that became an 'Art Studio') If you’ve been reading along with me for a while now you’ll know about PudStar’s self-named ‘Art Studio’...you can read...

DIY Bookshelf for Favourite Books

DIY Bookshelf for Favourite Books PudStar has many books in her room. Actually our entire house is filled with many books. One can never have too many books however one MUST have a system of organising...

A Reading Tent

A Reading Tent This is not a sponsored post - just me rabbiting on about a product I love! Last week I wrote about ChickPea's Little Blue/Willow book bunting and today I’m sharing what will be...

Book Bunting

Book Bunting (no readable books were harmed in the making of this book bunting!) Some people are all for ‘up-cycling’ books which they no longer need or want. Other people are horrified by the thought of...

The Cubbyhouse That Became an Art Studio

The Cubbyhouse That Became an Art Studio Before she was a teacher librarian, my mum was a high school art teacher and as a result we all spent much time painting, drawing and creating as...

Reading Response Stones

Reading Response Stones...with Sparkle My reading response post continues to be one of my most read posts so I thought I’d show you our updated version...tis very sparkly. These are the original reading response sticks (and...