Rain, rain and more rain! The bank holiday weekend had blessed us with sunshine and now it’s almost gone again! It’s almost the end of the holiday’s, the kids and getting bored and we’ve almost ran out of ideas and things to do to keep everybody entertained for the last week or two – but [….]
The summer holidays… 6 whole weeks off school, so much can be done but we know it’s hard to fill up the time especially with the bad weather recently. We’ve picked out 2 DIY activities that you and your little ones can do at home and have so much fun! DIY PLAY DOUGH A great [….]
5 Fun Half-Term Activities (that won’t break the bank) Half-term is just around the corner and we know it can be difficult to keep the kids entertained the whole time as well as supporting their home learning journey. That’s why we have put together 5 activities that can be done during the half term whether the [….]
Zoomy Fab Educational Toy Hello it’s Emma again! As most of you are aware, I am an Early Years Teacher. I have been a qualified teacher for four years teaching Nursery, Reception and Key Stage One. Please feel free to get in touch and ask any questions or even suggest themes for the newsletter and [….]
I always get asked “what is Autism?” Autism is a neurological disorder present from early childhood. Autism is how a person communicates and relates to other people and how they see the world around them. Autism is a spectrum. As the saying goes when you have met one person with Autism, you have met one [….]
DID YOU KNOW The custom of giving eggs at Easter has been traced back to Egyptians, Persians, Gauls, Greeks and Romans, for whom the egg was a symbol of life.
DID YOU KNOW 76% of people eat the ears on chocolate bunnies first.
So… (And admittedly that is said with attitude and a puzzled look on my face)! I was dropping my two boys off at school and talking to some of the mums whilst waiting for the kids to go into class. The mums were asking me how my business was going (www.giftsforlittlehands.com), when one mum perked [….]
How to create a maths genius! Hello! My name is Emma Bamford and I am an Early Years Teacher. I have been a qualified teacher for four years teaching Nursery, Reception and Key Stage One. During my time studying for my teaching qualifications I specialised in early years. I am currently teaching in a Nursery [….]
From hate to love of the school run! Ok, so I am going to be really honest! For the past 2 years I have hated the school run. There I have said it. In fact I would even go to say I hated everything from the time the kids woke up. The struggle to get [….]