My little man is learning to read!

Confession time. . . I know that I should be reading with Ben every day.  I preach it often enough.  We share books daily – we religiously have a bedtime story and will almost always look at other books during the course of the day. However I know we don’t read his school books / word walls as much as we should.  I should know better. I do know better.  I guess it is in part down to me not wanting to be a “teacher” to him (this is of course quite difficult as it is pretty much second nature!) After being so thrilled with the comment in his Reading Record the other week I asked him if he wanted to read to me (I’m very much of the opinion that there is no point forcing the issue – if he doesn’t want to read I’m not going to make…

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Ben’s First Half Term in Reception

Ben’s First Half Term in Reception

Wow. Half term already.  Now if I was working full time I’m quite sure I’d be saying things like “Wow that … View Post
Letters, sounds and getting it down on paper!

Letters, sounds and getting it down on paper!

Over the last week or so I’ve noticed a sudden interest aroused in my little boy when it comes to letters and sounds.  … View Post
Starting Playgroup – A new adventure for Chloe!

Starting Playgroup – A new adventure for Chloe!

All ready for her first day at playgroup Last Tuesday Chloe had her very first day at playgroup. I was excited for her. I … View Post