46 sounds your child already knows

When we speak the English language, we use a combination of the many sounds the letters of the alphabet make. I use spoken language to help children to identify how to recognize these sounds in the words. “The English language has 26 letters A-Z, but these letters or combinations of...
Continue reading...

I hate homework!

Did you know it’s highly likely your child spends all day struggling through school, comes home mentally exhausted and is then faced with an hour or more of homework? It’s enough to make them cry. I can tell you without a doubt; tears can morph into massive meltdowns as the...
Continue reading...

The Chatterbox

I have lots of fantastic parents who visit my website and social media platforms and use the resources I create to help their children. This helps their children to get ahead in literacy and to catch up at school as well. It’s so wonderful when they contact me to tell...
Continue reading...

Eleven games and activities for parents to encourage maths in early learning

Before beginning official schooling, parents can give their young children a boost in learning mathematics by noticing, exploring and talking about maths during everyday activities at home or out and about. New research shows that parents play a key role in helping their children learn mathematics concepts involving time, shape,...
Continue reading...