Monthly Archives: May 2011

Books We Love: “When I dream of ABC” by Mr Henry Fisher

A book that we have been looking at a lot these past few days is “When I dream of ABC” . This book is not your usual alphabet book, it is full of fun little fantasy facts (Did you know … Continue reading

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We have just started the love-hate rice experiment, which I am sure you have all heard of. You boil some rice, divide it between two jars, seal the jars and then declare one of the jars the “Love” jar and … Continue reading

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Books we love: PandaMonium

The lovely people over at Top That Publishing recently sent us a copy of the newly released book “PandaMonium” ,(thank you!) and wow, it is great! PandaMonium is written by Dan Crisp and illustrated by Mark Chambers, who we all … Continue reading

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Emily has been doing a lot of actual learning recently, by her request. We have been playing school, packing snacks , writing on chalkboards and “doing homework“. Her favourite seems to be learning poems, so each day we learn a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Arthur

Happy Birthday sweet Arthur-Thor. R.T., I can’t believe you grew from this teeny tiny baby into this big, wonderful,adorable cute little man! Enjoy your birthday, little buddy. We love you so much, Captain Tinypants. Much love from Mama,Daddy,George and Emi. … Continue reading

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Music Basket

We have slowly been filling our music basket with more interesting instruments. Today our (new and already very much loved) postman brought us some jingly birds , some ping-pong-shakers, and a pan flute. Of course the new instruments had to … Continue reading

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Relaxation, Meditation..

We really like listening to children’s meditation stories , especially on one of those days. Emi’s favourite story takes her on a long flight with a fluffy cloud and then colourful lights of the rainbow fill her up with love,confidence,positivity … Continue reading

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