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Join me as I show you great tips, hacks, and advice to help you to support your child's reading, build their self-esteem and get them hooked on books.
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Reading / 28.07.2018

Join the hunt! Chase down those books and race your friends to complete the challenge. Click on the links to download seven free book hunts that can be completed at home or in a library. Dino Book hunt Farm book hunt Jobs Book hunt Magical Book hunt Super hero Book hunt Vehicle Book hunt Wild Book hunt   NEW Here is an new and improved version of the Dino Book hunt...

Reading / 27.07.2018

Bookshelves This bookshelf is me on so many levels.  It's all over the place and messy but there is so much joy right in there, you just have to start reading. For this first blog post I thought I would open up some of the books that make up my metaphorical book case and give you a glimpse of what makes me tick and why I am here.  Firstly, I am a reader, you have probably already worked that out, and I love digging into a good book.  I...

Challenge Them, Inspire Them, Reading Strategies / 27.07.2018

How to teach a child to read: Over my career as a teacher I have been asked many questions about reading.  From these experiences I have compiled this list of those that seemed to come up more regularly.  If you have any concerns about your child's reading please talk to their teacher first. A positive and collaborative relationships between parents and schools is, in my experience, one of the most effective ways to make an impact on a child's academic progress. Once you have spoken to your child's...