If you’re looking for ways to help your child learn to read and write, especially if you want quick, practical and fun ideas, try these top five tips from the Raising a Rock-Star Reader book.
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…]
If you’re looking for a fun idea to get your child writing, try making a Zig Zag Book. It’s a great way to encourage beginners to have a go at writing. The format of the book is fun and quirky and lets them do lots of drawings, adding in a little writing too.
Kids’ writing :: make a zigzag book [Read more…]
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.
Fun free printable reading record for kids
Looking for some The Very Hungry Caterpillar activities and ideas to add in lots of fun and learning? Here are some of our favourite ways to use one of our all time favourite story books.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar activities [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.
It’s fairy week on NurtureStore! We celebrated my daughter’s seventh birthday last weekend with a fairy party, with lots of fairy-themed food, crafts and play. I have some lovely, simple-to-do, full-of-play ideas to share with you this week, starting with today’s idea: how to make a fairy!