Phonics

Phonics

Phonics A Step-By-Step Guide: Find Out Everything You Need To Know About Helping Your Child To Learn Phonics In Their First Year At School Getting ready to read is like a…

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Phonics

Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading Challenge Have you ever struggled to keep the reading momentum going over the summer holidays when all your child wants to do is play and have fun? And…

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Phonics

500 Words Competition – Good Luck!

Well, the first round of judging is over for the BBC Radio 2’s 500 Words story-writing competition and it’s going to be tougher than ever to choose a winner! This year,…

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Phonics

Wriggly Readers Wins First Award!

I’m so excited to announce that Wriggly Readers is the winner of the 2017 #SBS Business Award by Theo Paphitis! We’re still pinching ourselves at winning our very first award…

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Interviews

Interview With Children’s Author Alan MacDonald

I met up with the talented Alan MacDonald for a cup of tea and a chat about his wonderful work as an award-winning children’s author. Get ready to be inspired…

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Phonics

“I’ve Got The Power In Me”

I visited a lovely Infants school recently and had the pleasure of sitting in one of their morning assemblies. The whole school sung their hearts out and enthusiastically played air…

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Phonics

My Top 10 Music Themed Picture Books

What A Wonderful World Bob Thiele & George Weiss, illustrated by Tim Hopgood A beautiful board book featuring the lyrics from What a Wonderful World, accompanied by bright and colourful…

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Phonics

Halloween Storytelling Tips

Last October my family and I went on holiday to a quaint town up in the Scottish Highlands where we went on a Halloween guided walk through the woods. It was…

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Phonics

Golden Ticket Reading Rewards!

Children all learn at different speeds, in different ways and with different attitudes. Some children might be enthusiastic book worms, others might let out a little huff and a grumble at the thought…

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Phonics

Playdough Reading Activity

Learning To Read The Fun And Messy Way! Have you ever thought about using playdough to engage your beginner reader to learn new letters and words? Once you’ve made some…

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Phonics

Busy Book Challenge

Looking for a new and exciting way to get your child reading on a week night, at the weekend or during a school holiday? My super fun Busy Book Challenge is the perfect…

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Phonics

Be a Reading Superhero

As a Foundation Stage teacher, I always choose topics that my class really love and I like to make sure that the children play a big part in the decision…

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Phonics

Tricky Words: The Definitive Guide

Tricky Words: The Definitive Guide How many times have you heard your child or your child’s teacher mention ‘tricky words‘, but aren’t entirely sure what they are?  It’s not rocket…

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