Preparing for School With Big School Buddy

In a few weeks time lots of four year olds will be starting their first year at Big School. Starting school can be exciting and for some a little scary. When E started school I was really excited and she was too. I think it helped that some of her preschool friends were going to be in her class. She had met her new teacher before the summer and when we had a home visit. During the summer before she started school we started to get prepared, uniform, shoes, name tags and we chatted a lot about school. We were recently sent Big School Buddy to review. Big School Buddy is a cute bear that is aimed at helping count down the days until they start school. E would have loved this when she first started school. In the box you get Buddy Bear, you can buy either a boy… View Post

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Summer Holiday Boredom Busters That Won’t Cost A Fortune!

The summer holidays are here and give it a few weeks or even days and children start to get bored. Going on expensive days out isn’t always an option. Here are a few suggestions of things to do to bust that summer holiday boredom. Visit Your Local Library If your children are not members, it is quick and easy to sign them up. Then spend some time browsing the shelves, choosing books to take home and read or share. Many Libraries also offer free or low cost activities for children during the holidays. Every summer there is a fun reading challenge that the children can get involved in too with rewards given every time you read two books. Go Fruit Picking Find out where your nearest fruit farm is and go for a visit and pick some lovely fresh fruit. This is also a great way to talk about the different… View Post

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