300 picture book challenge week 15

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300 picture books 300pbs week 15

I’m a bit late on our round up this week for the 300 picture book challenge.  We’ve read about an average number of books, including library books, but we’re still going through old books like anything. There’s been lots of talk about the Gruffalo this week because we went to one of the Gruffalo trails, […]

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How to play games with pre-schoolers

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gone fishing game

I’m really competitive when it comes to games.  I always was, and with a younger brother who was just the same, playing games was interesting in our childhood house.  I don’t really remember our mum playing with us, apart from maybe Monopoly and Trivial Pursuits when we were older, and then a bit of Ludo […]


Hold That Thought Milton! Book Buddy read

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hold that thought milton

I love receiving picture books from Parragon books as they always seem to brighten your day when you open the envelope.  The latest read for us was Hold That Thought Milton! By Linda Ravin Lodding. The name Milton reminds me of sterilising tablets, but the book was anything but clinical.  It’s quite an emotional book, […]


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