Review: T Puzzle Tangram

This fun and challenging puzzle by Toys of Wood Oxford (Toys of Wood Oxford Wooden T Puzzle -Tangram Puzzle 4 pieces – Brainteaser Puzzle) is made of 4 brightly coloured, wooden shapes which can be positioned together to make different configurations. One of the most difficult configurations to […]

Review:Wooden Magnetic Fishing Game by Enjoydeal

Shape sorters and puzzles are fantastic for developing the following skills: fine motor, problem solving, shape recognition, memory and coordination. And therefore have an important role in any pre school child’s play and learning.  But wouldn’t you agree that most shape sorters/ puzzles for pre school children are […]

Review: Shape Sorting Clock 

Learning to tell the time is an important skill for all children. With many analogue clocks being replaced with digital ones, there is a danger that children aren’t being given enough opportunities in the ‘real world’ to help them acquire this skill. I was therefore delighted to discover […]

Review: Sensory Yoga for Kids by Britt Collins

Written by Britt Collins, a Pedriatric Occupational Therapist from Colarado State University, this book provides a detailed guide of how yoga can benefit children of all abilities. As a mum and a tutor for children with Special Educational Needs (www.cheshireSENtutor.com) I was intrigued by this book and the […]

Review: Raz-kids.com

In a previous blog post I spoke about the difficulties of comprehension tasks for some children. In my search for accessible and engaging comprehension activities I came across a website called Raz-Kids.com. Part of ‘Learning A-Z’, Raz-Kids is an online learning platform packed full of interesting fiction and […]