Perpetual Pinning

Posted on Sep 17, 2015 in Blog

Do you use Pinterest? I go through periods of madly pinning and trying to keep things organised and efficient, so I can find things again, (fighting a losing battle there). Then I completely forget about Pinterest altogether, until I get a notification to tell me someone has pinned one of my images. In the beginning, […]

Spicy PIPs

Posted on May 8, 2015 in Blog

Each of our kamishibai comes with a PIP, but what is a PIP I hear you cry? PIP is an acronym for Planning Ideas Pack. Our PIPs provide a variety of activity ideas which are designed to complement the story of The Gingerbread Man.  The activities are divided into the areas of learning and are […]

World Book Day

Posted on Feb 27, 2015 in Blog

World Book Day will soon be upon us.  This is the 18th year of World Book Day and it will be held on March 5th.  The purpose of World Book Day in the UK and Ireland is to encourage children to explore and discover the joy of reading. I think one way to get children […]

Scrumpalicious and other such words

Posted on Feb 6, 2015 in Blog

“But you’re not really an author are you Wendy?” the children ask!  My current charges are not quite convinced of my credentials despite having seen my name in print on The Gingerbread Man, despite having heard the story, despite having said  “that was really good”, and despite seeing me on You Tube.