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Review: Clicformers Transportation Set

As part of our focus on Aeroplanes this week on The SEN Resources Blog, we’ve been fortunate enough to try out the Clicformers Transportation Set.  It was our first time playing with Clicformers and we were very impressed with how fun, educational and unique they are.  Clicformers are […]

Top Ten Children’s Books About Aeroplanes

Here’s our Top Ten books for young children all about Aeroplanes! If you’re looking for children’s books on another topic- have a look what else we’ve covered here. 1. Rosie Revere, Engineer  This is the second time that we’ve featured this book in one of our ‘Top Ten’ lists […]

Review: Nexus MagnePad

The children have been absolutely loving playing and learning with the Nexus MagnePad this week.  This stunning magnetic board is full of metal balls that are lifted to the holes in the surface of the board using the magnetic pen.  Children can use it to draw, practise writing, […]

Review: ‘100 Ideas’ Series (Bloomsbury)

I’ve  been reading a selection of Special Educational Needs books from the 100 Ideas for Teachers  (Bloomsbury) I’ve also been reading their book on School Readiness by Claire Ford,  as part of our focus on helping children who start school in September.  What did we like about them?  Packed full […]

Review: Tornikotor Starter by Colemoi 

We’re developing fine motor skills and creativity with this unique and fun toy: ‘Tornikotor‘ by Colemoi this week.  The pack contains wheels and soft, colourful, bendy bars that can be manipulated into different shapes and connected together.  What did we like about them? -Unique & Exciting Learning Resource […]

Review: Strictly Briks (204 piece set)

We’ve been constructing and creating with Strictly Briks this weekend.  An affordable (and compatible!) building toy for children.  What did we like about it?  Develops Skills- It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of building blocks in general, and these are a great choice. I love building blocks […]

Review: Ekilibritor Basic by Colemoi

I love new and interesting ways to help children and babies develop their fine motor skills and I was therefore impressed with The Ekilibritor Basic by Colemoi. The pack comprises of different coloured cylinders and rings (of varying sizes) made of a soft rubbery plastic. Depending on their […]

Review: GOSTOP by Colemoi

We were really impressed with this product by Colemoi. It’s a board with a sticky sheet inserted in the centre that allows children to complete puzzles etc without the pieces moving around too much.  What did we like about it?  Multi use– We discovered so many ways to […]