Educational Apps and Websites for Kids

Thursday, 08, Dec, 2016

Nowadays technology and education go hand-in-hand and, although experts and parents agree that screen time should be limited, there are lots of websites and mobile and tablet apps that can boost your child's interest in reading, maths, science and more, and complement their school's curriculum. Here are a few of our picks of educational apps and websites to explore with your children. National Geographic Kids This website runs alongside the National Geographic Kids magazine and features hundre ....

Literary Events this Autumn

Monday, 14, Nov, 2016

The weather is getting colder and the nights are drawing in so it's the perfect time of the year to read more with the kids. Here are a few of the events that are on this Autumn and Winter to keep you and your family busy and exploring exciting new books. 15th November- Meet and Greet with the Children's Laureate Chris Riddell. (Deansgate Waterstones). One for book fans up north, youngsters can meet the Children's Laureate Chriss Riddell, winner of the Kate Greenaway medal in their special c ....

Helping your Child with their Reading Homework.

Thursday, 06, Oct, 2016

If your child has started school this year you may have noticed that they've started to bring back homework already, usually a simple reading book in their book bag that may be changed daily or weekly and sometimes handwriting practice. It can be hard for children to do more learning in the evenings, especially after already adjusting to a full school day and new rules and surroundings, so they'll need your help to stay focused and motivated. One of the first things to bear in mind that they ....