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Budget Christmas Gifts 2017: Miss H (13 year old girl)

Now that Christmas has passed and it’s too late for this to be of any use to anyone, I thought I’d write about what we got the kids for Christmas this – err, I mean last – year. As I mentioned last post we try to do six gifts consisting of “want, need, wear, read, … Continue reading

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{Christmas} Planning for Christmas Gifts for Children

Long time no post, I know, I know, but life sucked me in and has only just recently decided to spit me back out! I’ll write up what happened to me another time, but right now I’ve just popped on briefly to share how we plan our Christmas gifts. A few years ago we decided … Continue reading

{DIY} Literacy Stones
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{DIY} Literacy Stones

Literacy is one of the things that I feel most strongly about in early years education. It ranks right up there with empowering children, because there are so many power structures hidden within literacy that it is almost impossible to confront and challenge without being aware of them. Because of this books play an important … Continue reading