Kids’ Craft Club with Present Mill

With the summer holidays approaching, I thought I share some these brilliant Present Mill Craft Club tins, perfect for rainy days (there's bound to be a few!!) and when the kids need something a little more focused to do. Erin has been roadtesting these Sew Me Up tins and is in love with them! The tins … Continue reading Kids’ Craft Club with Present Mill

Mindful Millie: An Introduction to Mindset

As a primary school teacher, part of our staff training involved learning about mindset and how we could encourage children to look at the world differently to develop their own positive mental health.That’s why we are loving ‘Mindful Millie’ by Louise Tribble (not to mention that Erin finds it hilarious because our dog is also … Continue reading Mindful Millie: An Introduction to Mindset

Chat, Play, Read: Simple Tips to Help Your Child

This month, I'm working with the Department for Education on a campaign to raise awareness of the importance of home learning environments for children's success. Too many children (28% of children in England) are not meeting the expected level of development in their communication, language and literacy by the time they leave Reception. Learning starts at … Continue reading Chat, Play, Read: Simple Tips to Help Your Child