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Some reading ideas…..

I’ve just read a thought provoking article about reading and books. It raises really simple ideas about how we can use libraries to encourage children, parents and teachers to read more often. Why is it that we have to change these learning environments to encourage reading? Perhaps it is the use of technology for many young children. Many are given iPads or iPhones to play with from a very young age – but could we swap these for books? Many libraries now have a big focus on technology, which is… Read more Some reading ideas…..

My Green Day

My Green Day by Melanie Walsh is a vibrant and fun book for readers of all ages to enjoy. With hidden pictures, flaps to lift and holes this picture book is not only an informative book but it is also fun! My Green Day outlines through picture, simple sentences and colourful illustrations how we can all try to be more environmentally friendly in our every day activities. These simple tips include having a compost bin at home, drying clothes on the clothes line, making presents rather than buying them and eating… Read more My Green Day