Learning at home

Phonics fun

Yes, I did just put those two words together! If we make game of everyday language and build on the fun of early nursery rhymes and picture books, we really can take the pressure off when it comes to discerning sounds for spelling and writing later on. More ideas to help develop children's skills through… Continue reading Phonics fun

Learning at home

Crafty crafting

Today's daily tip is designed to help build strength and skills for writing, but there's not a pencil in sight! Don't feel you have to stick to handwriting exercises. There are many ways to develop the dexterity needed for accurate pencil control. More information on fine motor skills for writing can be found here. A… Continue reading Crafty crafting

Learning at home

Learning at home

With so many of us suddenly education our children at home, my aim is to lighten the load. Each weekday in April I’ll add a quick tip or activity that can be incorporated into family life and home learning. Look out for links to resources, too.