Playing by the book

Reviews of kids' books and the crazy, fun stuff they inspire us to do

On finding inspiration – Social networking sites

Yet another source of inspiration for me when it comes to children’s books and activities are various social networking sites. This is an area that’s very new to me, so if you have experience of these sites please do share any tips you have for making the most of them. Thanks! JacketFlap JacketFlap is […]

On finding inspiration – Mailing lists, groups and bulletin boards

If I’m stuck for ideas whether book or play related I’ll often turn to one or more the of bulletin boards, mailing lists or email groups I subscribe to. On posting a query you normally get a very quick response and people are keen to help. Here are some of the mailing lists and groups […]

On finding new inspiration – Carnivals and Challenges

Another great way to meet new bloggers and find inspiration is by visiting a carnival. Carnivals often take place less frequently than the weekly memes I talked about yesterday and on Monday (typically once a month) and they are a rather more like magazines with a greater variety of posts, although still unified by some […]

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