Storytelling

Children have an innate love of stories. Stories create magic and a sense of wonder at the world. Stories teach us about life, about ourselves and about others. When I was growing up in Africa, stories brought people together. Each holiday my family, my cousins would visit our grandma in the village. Every night, we…

Wolstencroft -Storytime

 Not long ago and not far away there was a beautiful, big teddy bear who sat on a shelf in a drug store waiting for someone to buy him and give him a home. His name was Wolstencroft. And he was no ordinary bear. His fur was a lovely shade of light grey, and he…

Why Read – Radio Interview

We were honoured to be part of the ZETLAND FM Radio morning show in Redcar to speak about the importance of reading. A lot of parents want to see their children read but at times they don’t the benefits of reading. Be inspired to listen on the link below, the importance of pushing children to…

Phonics Reading

Reading is very important in the education of children also is phonics reading. A child can find it difficult to read  because he is not able to recognize the sounds of the letters of the alphabet in the words he reads. That’s why phonics reading will help children to recognize and associate sounds of the letters of…

STORY TIME – THE GINGERBREAD MAN

The Little Gingerbread Man Written and Illustrated by Carol Moore Once upon a time there was an old woman who loved baking gingerbread. She would bake gingerbread cookies, cakes, houses and gingerbread people, all decorated with chocolate and peppermint, caramel candies and coloured frosting. She lived with her husband on a farm at the edge…

Power to Boost Child’s Learning

Many parents desire right schools, environment and teachers to exceed expectations so that their child is brighter.  But what is the most important trait you’d like to develop in your child? Like most parents, intelligence is top list to your list. Here is how you can boost a child’s learning potential simply by making books…