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Shiver me timbers, have I got some fabulous pirate activities for you! With ideas from Nurturestore and a crew of kid bloggers from around the seven seas, here are over thirty five ideas you can use with your little pirates. There’s everything for some pirate-theme play and learning – pretend play, food, dressing up, story telling, sensory tubs, writing, action games and more. Click each link to to find out more and enjoy some fun pirate activities with your kids.
35+ pirate activities: games, crafts, food and costumes [Read more…]
I Can Teach My Child To Read is a comprehensive and wonderful resource that will help you nurture your child’s skills and enjoyment of reading. It contains a 10-step program, that will give you the knowledge and confidence to teach your child to read, along with practical tips and fun activities to use together.
The book is written by Jenae Jacobson, who holds a Master’s Degree in Education, and draws on her many years of experience as a classroom teacher. She has turned her passion and skills into an inspiring and practical book that any parent can pick up and begin to use with their own child straightaway.
Whether your child is at school or learning at home, you are your child’s first and most important teacher. This book will give you the knowledge, skills, and confidence to teach your child to read. It’s packed full of practical tips, and ideas for fun, engaging activities, and it will support you to successfully nurture your child’s abilities.
Welcome to our online tween book club! If you have children aged 8-ish to 12-ish, join us and read along with our book choices each month.
Here you’ll find ideas for how to set up a book club for children, and a tween reading list. I have a year of suggestions for great books for a children’s book club and I’ll be sharing discussion prompts and additional resources each month, so sign-up for updates in the box below.
Join the NurtureStore online book club for tweens
100 kids literacy and language activities
Our approach to literacy and language activities is through play-based, multi-sensory learning.
While children are having fun and thinking creatively, they are learning about spelling, reading, writing and language development.
Below you will find our index of language arts, organised into topics, themes and seasons. Click through on the links to find ‘hands-on, brain-on’ activities that focus on the fun of learning.
A free printable reading record that you can use with your child to encourage regular reading practise, perhaps as part of a summer reading scheme.