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Teach your children about Fruit

Teach your children about Fruit

Teach your children about Fruit Give your children useful reference: for school and for life. Take a fresh look at fruit with your children…go to the supermarket or to a farmers’ market and look at the range available. What fruit grows in the UK and what is

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Teach your children about money

Teach your children about money

Teach your children about Money Tomorrow, teach your children about money. Looking at pictures in maths books just isn’t the same as handling the real thing and because of the way we shop nowadays, not many children get enough experience of handling money, paying for things and

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Why your child runs into difficulty…

Why your child runs into difficulty…

Why does your child run into difficulty? Why does your child run into difficulty? Over the years, I have met many children who fail to concentrate in class and many who have poor writing skills. I have met children who don’t want to go school at all;

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How do we have FUN on a BUDGET?

How do we have FUN on a BUDGET?

FUN on a BUDGET! How do we have fun on a budget? If you Google “Educational Games”, you will get 127,000,000 results in 0.51 seconds. Many tell you they can help with dyslexia or dyspraxia or are good for observation or hand/eye coordination or other aspects of

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How feelings affect your child’s progress

How feelings affect your child’s progress

How feelings affect your child’s progress How do feelings affect your child’s progress? Recently, I listened as a mother reported on her very bright, 9 year old child’s progress. It appeared from what was being said that he was making overall improvement in attitude and behaviour, however,

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Start Here, one of the first core lessons from Lessons Alive

Start Here, one of the first core lessons from Lessons Alive

Start Here Start Here is one of the first core lessons from Lessons Alive. It so captivated the 9 year old boy whose lesson it was (and me), that I realised many other children could also benefit from it and wrote it into a short story called

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Attitude!

Attitude!

Attitude! This might seem an odd thing to teach and to talk about because it is a very personal thing, but we all know that no matter how skilled or knowledgeable a person might be, their attitude may well be the deciding factor in their success, both

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Homework: Four Ways to make more productive and less stressful

Homework: Four Ways to make more productive and less stressful

Setting a time for homework Homework doesn’t need to be the same time every day, but it needs to be a predetermined time. Depending on your child’s age, they may appreciate being included in the decision making. If you set a time for homework and there is

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The Story of Little Hum (the prequel)

The Story of Little Hum (the prequel)

The Story of Little Hum (the prequel) Here is The Story of Little Hum (the prequel). I wrote it for children. It is the story of a Longing who travels across the universe looking for an adventure. You will need a quiet space and 6 minutes and

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Five Ways to enhance a summer holiday

Five Ways to enhance a summer holiday

Five Ways to enhance a summer holiday Going on summer holiday with your child can present its own set of challenges. The phrase ‘sun, sea, sand and structure’ doesn’t really have an inspirational ring to it! However, ensuring your child remains stimulated, nourished and encouraged, even on

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