I am going to start a 'BOOK INSPIRED LESSONS' blog post series. It will only be as and when for the minute, then once there's a few ideas in the blog I might make it a real thing! For a long time I've wanted to learn how to sign, properly. But it's just not something … Continue reading Book inspired lessons
Month: November 2016
What am I reading in the classroom?
We finished Demon Dentist recently in Year 4 and they absolutely LOVED it. They thought it was funny, heart-breaking and exciting. If you're looking for a story to read to your KS2 classes, definitely give Demon Dentist a look. I loved it too as an adult. I was experiencing the story with them and it … Continue reading What am I reading in the classroom?
BOOKBLOG: Will Mabbitt
Funny, simple and effective. Kids loved it. I loved it. Buy it. Go on. (It's not out yet though). Buy it when it comes out. "This book is about worms. I can only draw worms. You might think worms are boring - but you'd be wrong. These worms have INCREDIBLE adventures! I can't draw those … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: Will Mabbitt
To all the people who support me…
This letter is for all of you who have supported me in the past 2 weeks of my life. Through the tears, the cheers and the panicking, you have all been incredible to me and I am forever in your debt! You have supported me for much longer than the past 2 weeks, most of … Continue reading To all the people who support me…
BOOKBLOG: Sara Barnard
A Quiet Kind of Thunder: incredible, funny, heartwarming, charming. I fell for this book wholeheartedly. (released 12.1.17) "Steffi doesn't talk, but she has so much to say. Rhys can't hear, but he can listen. Their love isn't a lightning strike, it's the rumbling roll of thunder. Steffi has been a selective mute for most of … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: Sara Barnard
So for my recent SCITT interview and observation I wanted to show off my skills, to show them that I had a skill set already. I've worked for 7 years honing these skills so why should I not "show" them off? Since I was using The Tunnel by Anthony Browne (which is an incredible story, … Continue reading Curriculum maps
BOOKBLOG: V&A FASHION MASH UP!
Growing up I was a massive fan of all things fashion - I'm not exactly a fashionable person but I was obsessed with Project Runway and watching Lauren Conrad (who is my forever woman crush) become a fashion designer on The Hills (I can go into detail about my love for LC and The Hills, … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: V&A FASHION MASH UP!
Follow your dreams!
For those of you who have been following my journey to becoming a teacher, thank you so much for taking the time to read about what's been going on! For those of you who sent me positive vibes, a message, a tweet, a prayer... whatever you sent me they worked! As my last blog post … Continue reading Follow your dreams!
BOOKBLOG: Cinderella Colouring?!
I would label myself as a self confession COLOURING IN LOVER. There is no part in me that doesn't love colouring in. I will colour in with pens, pencils or any implement that is put in front of me... I do love colouring in... pens however, those would be my medium of choice! I have any … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: Cinderella Colouring?!
Once Upon A Picture
Every now and again a website comes into my knowledge that I absolutely adore and today I thought I would share one of these wonderful websites with you! It's one of my kids favourites and one of mine too... it's great for prompts for all kinds of things! Welcome to the world of Once Upon A … Continue reading Once Upon A Picture