Tag: Teaching

15 Games to Give Your Child the Best Start at School

15 Games to Give Your Child the Best Start at School

It’s September and for most the first day of the new term. We have been thinking a lot about school this year as one of us has a daughter who is starting school and the other has one starting next year. Being a teacher, learning […]

4 Nursery Rhymes You Should Know But Really Don’t

4 Nursery Rhymes You Should Know But Really Don’t

Nursery rhymes are vital for the development of young minds. They are silly, funny and sometimes down right bizarre! However, they provide a great opportunity for parents to interact with their baby. But can you remember any of them? Why are Nursery Rhymes Important? Nursery […]

Parents as Teachers? The Free Way to Help Your Children Succeed in School

Parents as Teachers? The Free Way to Help Your Children Succeed in School

Since the new curriculum has come in the expectations for our children has increased. The new SATs papers (tests taken at the end of year 2 and year 6) are more challenging than in previous years, yet somehow teachers are expected to reach these new […]

Old McDonald had Some Sounds – Teaching Your Toddler Phonics

Old McDonald had Some Sounds – Teaching Your Toddler Phonics

Being a teacher by trade I seem constantly to have in the back of my mind trying to help develop my toddler’s reading, writing and maths skills. I am not for one second wanting to create the next child genius, but I do want to […]