{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

{Reggio Inspired} Creating a Provocation Space
Decluttering/Organising / Garden Pest / Kids / Life / Reggio Inspired

{Reggio Inspired} Creating a Provocation Space

For a long time I’ve been reading blogs and dreaming about the day that I’ll live in a huge house that is always clean, and my work is always all done, and I have children of my own to inspire. Before then, I’ve always thought, there’s no point trying to create provocations. My stepchildren are too … Continue reading

Decluttering/Organising / DIY / Gardening / Self Sufficiency

Weekend To-Do List – 29th March, 2014

Lately I’ve been struggling to find the energy to do anything around the house/garden. Ordinarily I don’t get a lot achieved during the week and everything gets left to the weekend, only for some reason lately that hasn’t really been working out. This weekend, however, I had nothing planned so I decided to write myself … Continue reading

DIY / Kids

{DIY} Ribbon Flower Brooch

On Wednesday Miss H (9 years old) came home and announced that Friday was ‘Harmony Day’ and that her school was encouraging her to wear orange as a result. Orange not being a particularly attractive colour (or at least so we think in our household) we didn’t really have anything orange that she could wear. My … Continue reading