STEM Activity series from Carlton Books

STEM Activity series from Carlton Books – review and giveaway

I have another range of books to share with you today to inspire children and help with their learning at school.  The STEM Activity series from Carlton Books is aimed at children aged 7 years and over, perfect for KS2.  There are four books in the range covering Maths, Technology, Science and Engineering. As with the…Continue reading STEM Activity series from Carlton Books – review and giveaway

Project 365 2018 Week 4

Project 365 2018 Week 4

Project 365 2018 Week 4 Sunday 21st January – Day 21 We woke up to a smattering of snow and for a while it got quite heavy, but by the afternoon the snow turned to rain and it all disappeared.  I might have been a tad happier about that than Monkey was. He wanted to…Continue reading Project 365 2018 Week 4

Trying to make Maths fun

Trying to make Maths fun

I feel that I’m currently living in a world of payback time for all the hours my Dad tried to help me with my Maths homework over the years.  It was the one area of education that I really struggled with, I had a total blind spot for maths and even as an adult I’m…Continue reading Trying to make Maths fun

Project 365 2018 Week 2

Project 365 2018 Week 2

Project 365 2018 Week 2 Sunday 7th January – Day 7 Brrr! It’s cold outside today. monkey is being a nightmare at bedtime since the holidays.  9.45pm and he was still awake last night, the upshot of that is that we got a real lie in this morning as it was 9am before he came…Continue reading Project 365 2018 Week 2

Fundels Multiplications and Playing with Numbers

Fundels Multiplications and Playing with Numbers – review and giveaway

We may have a reluctant reader in this house, but it appears that Monkey likes maths.  Clearly gets that from his father and Gramps, and most definitely not from me!  Although Monkey knows his numbers well, he still takes a while to work out sums in his head, so I’ve been using the Fundels Multiplications and…Continue reading Fundels Multiplications and Playing with Numbers – review and giveaway

Letts Wild About range

Letts Wild About range – review and giveaway

We love wildlife here as you’ve probably realised by now.  You’ve also probably gathered that Monkey isn’t the biggest fan of schoolwork.  Whilst I don’t want him doing hours of homework, I am keen to explore anything which whilst helping him learn, he will perceive as fun!  The Letts Wild About range which have been launched today, fits the…Continue reading Letts Wild About range – review and giveaway