Non-Fiction Books for Kids

Saturday, 15, Oct, 2016

Story-telling has an important role to play in reading, both reading to children and encouraging them to read along, but non-fiction books are also great for readers of all ages. Not only do they encourage children to keep reading by involving something they have a keen interest in, they help to build vocabulary and develop new hobbies. Here are a few examples of non-fiction books that children love that you can easily find online or on the high street.   Roald Dahl's Revolting Recipes. ....

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 ....

Autumn Inspired Learning.

Tuesday, 27, Sep, 2016

Autumn is many people's favourite season thanks to the colourful, crunching leaves and exciting events such as Bonfire Night, and you can draw inspiration from nature to help encourage your child with reading, writing and letter recognition. Home Education blog The Imagination Tree, has a big focus on learning through sensory play, for example this autumnal salt tray for practising letter writing, fine motor skills and pen control and the alphabet pumpkin to inspire letter matching and recogniti ....