Stepping away from paper and pencil can be a great way to spark enthusiastic, creative writing for kids. Here’s how we use puppets and peg dolls to get some stories started.
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
Art journal ideas for kids to scrap book their summer
Here’s a fun DIY bumble bee game. It’s great hands-on activity to play maths games or work on spelling.
Bumble bee game: math and spelling
We were lucky enough to attend a workshop with the textile artist BeckyAdams as part of the GobbleDEEbook Children’s Literature Festival. Becky introduced a creative writing idea that combined art, imagination and storytelling and invited everyone to make their very own Word Bird. Here’s how our little flock turned out, and how you can make some Word Birds with your own children.