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“How to Get My Child to Sleep” 

I’m focusing this week on my blog on Sleep. Before you get excited I’ve not discovered the elusive magical answer to a full night sleep nor am I an expert in helping children to go to sleep. But I am an expert and frequent ‘googler’ of “how to […]

Guest Post: Our Trials and Errors of Sleep 

I am truly honoured that the lovely Sensational Learning With Penguin has written this wonderfully helpful post for our blog about her family’s experience with sleep. Have a look at her blog and follow her on Facebook and Twitter. —————————- Worrying about sleep deprivation When I was pregnant with my […]

Review: Buddy The Bear by Victoria Allen

We’ve been reading Buddy The Bearby Victoria Allen and illustrated by Ovidiu Toma. A delightful bedtime story for children, full of adventures and fun. What did we like about it?  Perfect amount of Excitement- I always find it tricky finding a bedtime story that’s exciting enough to engage […]

Construction Themed Toys, Books and Activities 

I love Imaginative Play, it’s wonderful watching children make sense of our world through pretending. It also develops a number of skills including social skills, language and creativity. We’ve been focusing this week on Construction Imaginative Play. Here’s our collection of activities, toys and resources for children that […]

Review: Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester

As part of our focus on Construction Imaginative Play on our blog this week, we visited Legoland Discovery Centre in Manchester. What did we like about it?  Inspiring Creations- we were in absolute awe of the amazing Lego builds on display. Truly inspiring and encouraged us to make […]

Review: Giant Road Jigsaw by Orchard Toys

As part of our Construction Imaginative Play week on our blog we’ve been enjoying playing with the Giant Road Jigsaw  by Orchard Toys. It almost doesn’t seem right calling the Giant Road Jigsaw a ‘jigsaw’ as we’ve discovered it is a lot more than that! Made up of 20, beautifully designed pieces Children […]

Review: Construction Saver Pack 

We’ve been playing with toy construction vehicles and building as part of our focus on Construction Imaginative Play this week on SEN Resources Blog. But why should Imaginative Play and Fun be limited to play time? We don’t think is should and that’s one of the reasons we’ve […]