Playing by the book

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

Book Bingo!

Need a quick fix for a dose of bookish delights? For World Book Day or just for fun? I’ve prepared a picture book Book Bingo game you can download, print and play – please feel free to use with your kids, your class, your library book group! There are 16 different sheets (on 8 pieces […]

Infographics for book lovers and kids’ non-fiction featuring infographics

Spend any time in the online world and you’ll soon come across an infographic or two. According to Wikipedia, “infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present complex information quickly and clearly“, and they are much loved in this day an age where increasingly we lap up quick, visual blasts […]

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 […]

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