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Aaaarrgghh spider!!!

All spiders just want to belong………… and want to be a pet! “Aaaarrgghh spider!” by Lydia Monks is a great story of how a spider goes to great lengths to become a pet, and dare you actually let a spider become your pet what may happen! 255 more words

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Winter is coming

Farewell August, it was nice seeing you again. September is, however, still a fantastic time to experience nature. Dragonflies are now in their abundance and I find misty early morning walks awe-inspiring. 360 more words


Love this book! Norman the slug with the silly shell!

“Norman the slug with a silly shell” by Sue Hendra has been one of my favourite books for quite a while, so I was very pleased that Tom enjoyed it too when I introduced it to him when he was 2-3 years old ish. 273 more words

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Honey, I blew up the minibeasts!

Our topic for one of the Summer terms was minibeasts….. now I still love basing learning around topics, especially when you can thread through children’s interests without too much phaffing. 489 more words


One too many kids birthday parties.

I love a good party. From designing the invites to making games, themed food and quirky party bags, I always throw myself into it. For the last three years I’ve held my son’s birthday parties at home. 665 more words


Hip, hip, horray for Superworm!

Superworm by Julia Donaldson is a favourite in this house! Superworm is definitely super, saving baby toads, providing entertainment for bees and saving a drowning beetle! 285 more words

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It's fallow!

It’s not being lazy, it’s having a fallow year!

This year, gardening has taken a back seat.  We have a path cut through to the shed but other than that the grass hasn’t been cut.  215 more words