Letters and Sounds

After going in to get Ben and Chloe ready for their day today and finding Ben sat on his bed with two of his White Company alphabet blocks – a “b” and a “6” – which he told me were “b for Ben”.  This, combined with a morning of phonics training at school, I got it into my head that I needed to buy some magnetic letters for the fridge  (tho I’ve always sworn I wouldn’t do it for some reason!) We got a tub of magnetic letters from Tesco  on the way home tonight. We say playing with them on the fridge and he picked the b, e and n out for his own name over and over. I showed him “n for Nic” and “g for Granny” then he found some more and told me what they were. The pure highlight was when I showed him “r” and…

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Entries copied from Ben’s diary (my paper attempt at this blog)

Entries copied from Ben’s diary (my paper attempt at this blog)

January 4th:  When Daddy got home from work tonight we were sat in the dark while Ben played with his new penguin torch – … View Post
Entries copied from Chloe’s diary (my paper attempt at this blog)

Entries copied from Chloe’s diary (my paper attempt at this blog)

January 9th:  Chloe rolled back to front for the first time day was unimpressed with hersellf! I left her for a minute or … View Post
A first letter to Benstalk

A first letter to Benstalk

(I have uploaded this and back dated it to when it was originally written!  As you will read I had planned to write a … View Post