Playing by the book

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

Travelling back at least 10,000 years in time

For us, summer holidays are all about doing a few crazy things we wouldn’t normally have the time or energy for, and also about living the simple life at a slower pace, and today’s book ensured both these things happened for us this week. Stone Age Boy, by one of our favourite author/illustrators – Satoshi […]

Putting images to sounds

Once Upon An Ordinary School Day by Colin McNaughton, illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura has been on my to-review list since last summer. I had hoped to write about it when M started school, but it is only now, half way through the year (!) that we’ve managed to do the activity that Once Upon An […]

Making music

Last week M came home from school with a small rucksack containing 2 brand new books for us to keep – part of a UK wide programme from Booktime, a government backed initiative “that promotes reading for pleasure and encourages family engagement in shared reading at an important transition stage in children’s learning and development.” […]

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