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From the train this morning I saw some cloches in the Faculty of

Agriculture’s market garden.

So what are cloches?  They are made of plastic or glass, often shaped… 78 more words


Watching an interview with Miami mayor Tomas Regalado, and thinking

it was an unusual surname if translated into English (given away, given

as a present), I remembered that we have the word regale in English. 72 more words


Let's Scrap Letter of the Week!

It’s not that “letter of the week” is horrible, it is not always optimal.

Without going into a dissertation, the biggest problem comes down to the overemphasis on letter instruction.  526 more words

Early Learning

And They All Fell Down...

This week has all been about towers. Building them and knocking them down, over and over and over.

On Tuesday’s we go to a group called Let’s Talk With Your Baby, it’s run by speech and language therapists and has been funded by the National Lottery. 348 more words

Sensory Play

Language continues to develop!

Tonight Carter was playing happily on the floor and as we were all interacting with him and signing around him, he got so excited and then ‘told’ us an elaborate story about his day (well that’s what I reckon it was about!) 157 more words


How to Help your Child with Writing Part 1

Practical steps to helping your child with writing.

I am amazed at how much we put pressure on children, and at a very young age, insisting that they should and must write! 790 more words


10 easy lunchbox ideas- that will promote learning!

It can be hard to think of new and exciting ideas for lunchboxes, especially if you make them everyday. Here are a few ideas for injecting learning into lunches! 154 more words

Language Development