Playing by the book

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

Edible Books and MATHS!

Today I’m hosting STEM Friday, over at the STEM Friday blog. I’ve a review of a super, literally deliciously illustrated book for inspiring a love of… fractions! Do head on over to the STEM Friday blog to find out what it is, and if you’ve written a review of a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) […]

Exploring outdoors and becoming a museum curator

Sticks are super… but how to broaden our horizons when we’re out exploring? What else could we and the kids look for? How do we learn to identify what we find? Today I’ve once again got one fiction picture book and one non-fiction book that go together really well, and which could help us answer […]

Lifting the flap on inventions

As National Science and Engineering Week draws to a close, I have a second inventions book to share with you: See Inside Inventions by Alex Frith, illustrated by Colin King. We are massive fans of the Usborne Flap Book series, to which this is the latest addition. They are robust (great for in classrooms, or […]

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