Hello November… I wonder what the animals are up to?

November is a busy time the animals prepare.. They have to store their winter food. Sleep tight Hedgehog and Bear. November sees the earth quite still, And all around you feel the chill. Never mind Thanksgivings here Bringing feelings of good cheer. Listen to the Calendar poem  By Michelle Woodswaldron ©2015

Listen to the audio of the Calendar poem & follow the links – Have fun

Links can be found throughout the poem….. CALENDAR POEM   By Michelle Woodswaldron ©2015  Have lot’s of fun listening to the audio and chatting with your little ones about what they hear and see. January starts the year Everyone says happy New Year Sometimes it rains sometimes it snows We skate and slide and splash … Read more Listen to the audio of the Calendar poem & follow the links – Have fun

Welcome August -Have fun enjoying long hot summer days…

Hope you and your children are enjoying the summer… Isn’t  it lovely when your children can just relax play and have fun. It is great for them to get outside and play. You might like this article   Sometimes their days are so full…  It is wonderful for them to just play…It gives you time to … Read more Welcome August -Have fun enjoying long hot summer days…

Spring is in the air – Lovely time to explore & learn about nature

Spring is a wonderful time of year to explore and learn about nature. Have lots of adventures with your children and allow them to experience the beauty around them. Don’t forget to bring your favourite Teddy..   One way to help your children learn is to have a little chat  about the way the  leaves … Read more Spring is in the air – Lovely time to explore & learn about nature

A little poem to … sing or say as you plant the seeds this Spring.

Is it time to be thinking about planting seeds with your little ones ? …..     can be sung to the tune of the farmer in the dell We plant the little seeds We plant the little seeds Carefully we put them down We plant the little seeds We water them to grow We … Read more A little poem to … sing or say as you plant the seeds this Spring.

Let it snow ….sing & dance

A little rhyme which can be sung to the tune of Frere Jacques. Encourage your children to have fun and do the actions. Let it snow     Snow is falling [children  wiggle fingers while lowering arms] Snow is falling To the ground [bend down whilst waving arms and fingers] To the ground snowflakes all … Read more Let it snow ….sing & dance

What’s the Weather like today?

Teddy loves Autumn. The beautiful colours and the fun to be had playing in the fallen leaves. The weather is changing a lot and it provides a great opportunity to chat with your children about the different kinds of weather. I wonder what the weather is like today? You can incorporate lot’s of fun and … Read more What’s the Weather like today?

Learning about Nature -Let’s chat about leaves

Coming into Autumn now and we can see the leaves beginning to change colour ….    You can have a little chat with the children. This encourages them to become observant and watch what is happening around them. In Summer the trees are covered with green leaves. Green leaves make food for the tree. They … Read more Learning about Nature -Let’s chat about leaves

Butterfly eggs – Why are they sticky?

Let’s have fun finding out why Butterfly eggs are sticky…   Chat to your child and explain how…. The butterfly lays the eggs on the leaf close to the light. This is because the caterpillar likes to eat the sweetest leaves near the light. Another reason the butterfly  is so clever is, the little eggs are … Read more Butterfly eggs – Why are they sticky?