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Georgina Durrant

20 Recommendations of Books for Bedtime 

Regardless of age or ability, books before going to sleep are a positive and relaxing habit for children. Here’s our ongoing collection of books we’d recommend for bedtime reading. Goodnight Bear (Torchlight Books) If you are after bedtime stories with the ‘WOW factor’ these are for you. Inside the […]

How to Make a Dinosaur Egg 

Exciting and fun rainy-day activity to engage children…can even tempt those who say they ‘don’t enjoy crafts’! What will you need? PVA glue + water to make paper mache mix. Strips of newspaper/paper Paintbrush String (to hang it) Balloon Scissors Paint (optional) Adult supervision and help Develops: hand […]

Taste ‘n’ Tell 

As a mum of a toddler and tutor of children with Special Educational Needs (www.cheshiresentutor.com) I know the difficulty that some children face when trying new foods.  Often it’s not just the taste of new foods but their texture and colour that can cause children to reject them.  […]