This past weekend, I was very kindly sent a box of goodies from The Magic Story Box. (I've not been asked to post this blog post, but I was so impressed and intrigued that I wanted to share!) They are the UK’s newest Children’s book subscription box. Dedicated to bringing you the most exciting new … Continue reading The Magic Story Box
I don't know about you guys, but I LOVE LOVE having a neb around different classrooms. It's one of my favourite things about going to other schools. It's something I miss about not being able to go round to different schools. I thought I'd share with you some of the spaces in my classroom - … Continue reading A peek into my classroom…
Hello! How are you all? Today, I thought I would share some pictures of the books my class are reading… cause they’re all reading some absolute corkers and I'm so impressed that they're embracing the range of books that are available to them! Starting this academic year, I really wanted to get my kids excited … Continue reading What we’re reading… a look into the books of my classroom!
"I want my kids to read for pleasure but I just don't know how to get them to get there" As a teacher, you see posts like this quite often, in many different guises on Twitter/Facebook. While I'm no expert in the field, I thought I'd share some different ways over the next few weeks … Continue reading Reading for pleasure… not just an add on!
Morning everyone, By the time you read this, I'll be in school. There's no children today (they're back tomorrow) because we're having an INSET day. I thought I'd put together my thoughts to just share with everyone. If you're interested in my musings, please keep reading. If you're not, that's cool. I appreciate that there … Continue reading Back to school – the musings of a teacher…
A little while ago, the wonderful humans of Tales by Mail sent me an email asking if I'd like to receive one of their boxes and I JUMPED at the chance. For those of you who don't know Tales by Mail, they are a brilliant company selling bi-monthly subscription boxes and a brilliant podcast for … Continue reading Tales by Mail: a book box review
Hello! Today, I'm sharing July's version of the writing calendar. I know that this has been a popular resource and I've been asked to make a July one, so here it is! It's been wonderful hearing about how people are using this resource for children of all ages - it doesn't have to be a … Continue reading FREE DAY: Writing for pleasure July resource
Hello! Last month, I started to post some calendar/a prompt a day type resources and people seemed to like them, so I thought I'd create some for June! This is a writing one which could be used for children of all ages - it could be used as a writing or oracy based thing! However … Continue reading FREE DAY WRITING: A word a day for June!
Hello! Yesterday, I posted some 'calendar maths' resources and while I was in the groove, I got on with a writing one which is similar, but I think this one is one you could use across the age ranges! I've tried to keep all of the prompts as varied and fun as possible - for … Continue reading FREE-DAY: Writing!
Why do you love books so much? Well that's a loaded question and a half. It's a question my children (despite the fact I've taught them for 2 years now) have asked me. It's a question my colleagues have asked me. I don't have ONE answer for them. I don't have one blanket answer. I … Continue reading Books and my classroom…