Reading Activities

Coming to a bookshelf near you…

By Megan Daley | Jul 24, 2017
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The reading handbook by Children's Books Daily

Since the end of 2016, I’ve had an exciting project in the pipeline and early this year my name was signed on the dotted line of a publishing contract with UQP. I’ve…

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A Library…Because #playmatters

By Megan Daley | Nov 17, 2015
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My first degree was in Early Childhood Education and it was in this degree that I first fully understood the importance of play. The theory was all learnt at university (thank you…

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Creating and Crafting Books

By Megan Daley | Jun 23, 2015
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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…

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The Ever so Sociable Reader

By Megan Daley | May 26, 2015
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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…

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DIY Bookshelf for Favourite Books

By Megan Daley | Jan 31, 2014
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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…

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School Holiday Activity Books

By Megan Daley | Jun 14, 2013
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School Holiday Activity Books School holidays are just around the corner.I don’t know about your children, but PudStar is exhausted and cranky by this time of the term and although she would never…

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Chocolate Chip Biscuits: Reading and Cooking

By Megan Daley | Jan 8, 2013
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Chocolate Chip Biscuits: Reading and Cooking 

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Have Betty White Read the Books Tonight

By Megan Daley | Nov 19, 2012
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Have Betty White Read the Books Tonight Oh I found a good site today! The Screen Actors Guild Foundation has produced some stunning children’s book story readings (screened on YouTube) using SAG…

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Story Starters – Story Stones

By Megan Daley | Nov 14, 2012
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I am SO not a storyteller. I read books – I need a script. I admire storytellers immensely, but it’s just not me. Plus I talk too much. If I were to…

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Books Inspire Action: Fairy Gardens

By Megan Daley | Nov 4, 2012
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Books Inspire Action: Fairy Gardens There has been much talk of dinosaur play and dinosaur books on here of late. So to balance that out…now for some fairies!

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Walnut Babies Reading Activity

By Megan Daley | Oct 2, 2012
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Walnut Baby

Walnut Babies A while ago now we made gumnut babies with the cousins. It was a huge success and all the cousins still cherish their gumnut babies. We come back to Snugglepot…

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Reading Activities: Book Lucky Dip

By Megan Daley | Aug 14, 2012
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Book Lucky Dip

Most of us understand the value of reading to our children on a daily basis, and it can become the loveliest time in a busy day. A chance for some down time…

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