Berry the Elf in 2018 – days 8-14 #elfontheshelf

Berry the Elf in 2018

Berry’s been back for two weeks now.  This is what he’s been up to this week Day 8 An invitation to build a snowman with Magic Snow. Day 9 Having snow angel fun Day 10 Berry’s a very considerate Elf, he remembered my son’s birthday. Day 11 and then helped… Continue reading »

A visit to the Christmas Tree Carnival

A visit to the Christmas Tree Carnival

I felt like death warmed up last weekend so we cancelled our main outdoors plans as I just wasn’t up to it.  But I had promised my son that we’d make a visit to the Christmas Tree Carnival in town.  So on Sunday that’s what we did as I knew it… Continue reading »

Telling the time with EasyRead Time Teacher – review and giveaway

Telling the time with EasyRead Time Teacher

As you all know, my son turned nine at the beginning of the week and I’m keen for him to start wearing a watch regularly.  I wanted him to have a watch with a traditional style face, rather than a digital watch.  He’s been trying to get to grips with… Continue reading »

Lets Visit Santa Limited Edition 1000 piece puzzle (sent for review)

Lets Visit Santa Limited Edition 1000 piece puzzle

December is a busy month for us, firstly with my son’s birthday and then all the excitement as we get closer and closer to Christmas Day and everything that that entails.  I always like to complete a festive jigsaw at this time of year and this month I’ve been putting… Continue reading »

Getting organised with TeacherBoards #AD

Getting organised with Teacher Boards

disclosure: This is a collaborative post I always considered myself to be really well organised.  with a job with customers often in completely different time zones, I had to be totally with it to get the job done.  As a parent, the whole idea of planning is taken to a… Continue reading »

Flat Stanley: Stanley’s Christmas Adventure – sent for review and giveaway

Flat Stanley_ Stanley's Christmas Adventure

As you all know well, I’m dealing with a boy how doesn’t share my love of independent reading.  He’s definitely been getting better at trying to pick up a book himself lately and I thought he might like to try the Flat Stanley: Stanley’s Christmas Adventure book.  Written by Jeff Brown,… Continue reading »