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Holiday Reading and Writing Journals Recently I found one of my old holiday journals. It is full of glued in Christmas cards, bus tickets, movie tickets, whinges and reflections on a family holiday, letters from...

Cozy Classics...Board Books for All Ages I’m sure other people don’t stand in bookshops, spy a book and shriek with delight: but this is exactly what I did in Avid Reader the other day when...

Christmas Playdough – Holiday Reading Activities Yesterday I talked about Christmas cooking and reading. Cooking with children is really such a great way to encourage reading, and develop mathematical skills at the same time. It’s...

Christmas Gingerbread Cooking – Holiday Reading Activities So, it seems Christmas is here. Whilst I am not a massive fan of Christmas trees, I am completely obsessed with Christmas cooking. Actually I’m completely obsessed with...

Literary Teacher Gifts PudStar has had a great year at pre prep, and we've been working on gifts for her teacher and assistant. We started with cards, using a free printable which I found here. The broken arm...

Wrapping Children’s Book Gifts I’ve done many posts about why I give children’s books as gifts, book gift suggestions, and the importance of inscribing children’s books. I thought I’d also show you my book gift...

A Very Literary Christmas I am not a massive fan of Christmas trees.  I do love planning my Christmas card, but 'normal' Christmas trees just don't appeal to me, although I do love looking at...

Christmas Reading Tent PudStar broke her arm last week following an incident with a NYC snow dome. Perfect timing…just in time for summer swimming and lots of parties involving jumping castles! Unfortunately it also happens...

Christmas Clues – Reading and Mathematics This morning we have another great guest post from Claire Howden - Teacher. Reader. Book Collector. Mathematician.  Clues for finding Christmas presents is a great idea…lots of reading, lots...

Literary Gifts for Christmas You see it all over Pinterest, and I do not know the original source, but I love the gift giving philosophy of; Something to read. Something to wear. Something they want. Something they need. I also add...