A long long time ago (actually it was only three years back) I tried to read Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone to my eldest son. 800 more words
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Last year I launched a book that is a little different to the other stories set in Jack’s world. It’s about making friends in new places and learning to enjoy new things, but most of all it’s about saving people’s Christmas presents (and even Christmas dinners) from being stolen by a ten eyed monster. 113 more words
I’d like to start by saying that teachers definitely don’t have it easy. I use a lot of energy and enthusiasm as a parent but this pales in comparison to what’s needed to engage with the inquisitive minds of a whole… 427 more words
Worked in collaboration with Jenny Hatton Mahon, made 35 Aboriginal necklaces to be sold with the Yarn Bags.
There’s a story behind every YARN bag. 110 more words
Researchers have shown that there is a vocabulary gap between children from professional homes and those living in poverty. A popular number thrown around is that children from wealthier homes have heard about 30 million more words than children from poor families by the age of 3 years old. 438 more words