Review: Dry Kids Waterproofs

This weekend me and my family have been wishing for rain! This is because we had our kids brand new Dry Kids Waterproofs to try out. I’m a tutor for children with Special Educational Needs (www.cheshiresentutor.com) and a mum of two. I’m also a big fan of outdoor […]

Imaginative Play Idea: Post Offices 

Imaginative play is such an important way for children to make sense of the world around them. (See my previous post for more details on why) I believe it’s imperative for children to take charge of play and for adults to try to take a step back. However, […]

Review: Astronaut Lamby by Jude Lennon 

For our bedtime story this evening we read Astronaut Lamby by Jude Lennon and illustrated by Holly Bushnell. An exciting, rhyming space story for children; that has an all important, happy ending. There’s no better judge of a children’s book in my opinion than a child, they are […]

Review: Felicity Fly Series by Christina Gabbitas 

This month we’ve discovered a beautifully illustrated series of hilarious children’s books called Felicity Fly.  Written by Christina Gabbitas, these books tell the tales of a happy-go-lucky fly called Felicity.  In this series of books Felicity Fly… …makes friends with other insects and learns about pollination (Felicity Fly […]

Review: Anne Zierty and Sleeping

As a tutor for children with Special Educational Needs (www.cheshiresentutor.com) and a mum of two, I was excited when I came across a new series of children’s books that aim to support children with Autism (www.orticals.com).  The books feature  ‘magical little creatures’ called Orticals who’s role is to […]

Classic Bedtime Stories 

A few weeks ago a friend was talking to my children about Goldilocks and the Three Bears and was met with a blank face from my kids. I realised that I’d been focusing so much on choosing new and exciting bed time stories for them, that id forgotten […]