Just to let everyone know that the Village Pre-School will be holding their Summer Fair this Sunday, 25th June at Walthamstow Cricket, Tennis
How picture books can help to discuss difficult topics. By Samantha Brown* When one of my friends, Katie, was five years old, her dad suddenly died. Not really sure how to explain it to her young daughter, Katie’s mom turned to a picture book. This book introduced Katie to the topic of death and helped…
The Big Bad Mood Tom Jamieson and Olga Demidova Bloomsbury Children’s Books Beware the Big Bad Mood; he’s always lurking somewhere around on the off-chance that you’ll be having one of those days when everything in the world seems to be conspiring to ruffle your feathers and make you feel thoroughly bad tempered. It’s such […]
Save the Date Sunday 18th June 2017 at St Gabriel’s Family Centre (main hall) from 12pm – 4pm in Havant Road, E17 3JF. A one-off E17 Art Trail drop-in, creative workshop, for parents and children to create a simple card or piece of fabric that lights up. Organised by Wood Street First, with artist in […]
We’re supporting by sharing information about this year’s campaign by the Child Accident Prevention Trust the “UK’s leading charity committed to reducing the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in preventable accidents.” To find out more about what you can do click here to download their action pack.
Sharing this great early review for The Snugglewump by Lou Treleaven and illustrated by Kate Chappell from The Letterpress Project! ‘I really liked this gentle little story that has a strong message about being confident about ones attributes, whatever these might be. I can imagine using it as a starting point for discussing…
Grumpy Frog Ed Vere Puffin Books Grumpy Frog wasn’t the only character to be leaping around when I opened his book parcel: I started leaping round the kitchen waving the book in delight especially as its arrival coincided with Earth Day and there on the first double spread is a more upbeat version of the […]