What We’re Reading: Dinosaurs, fossils, evolution, reptiles, prehistoric life

Like all young children, Frida is pretty varied in her interests – from mice to microbes, she has a voracious appetite for learning new things. But every now and again, a topic comes along which leaves very little space in our reading for anything else. At the moment we are in the middle of such…

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Beautiful Books: Hidden World

We have discovered some beautiful new books recently, and I wanted to share some of them with you. Two of our favourite new additions to our bookshelves are the Hidden Worlds books, Ocean and Forest. Each book is structured in the same way; double-pages with six big fold-out pictures, each containing a line of information about…

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Talking about the weather: DIY weather wheel + book recommendations

Frida and I have been talking a lot about the weather at the moment! She is British, after all, so she has a LOT of weather-based small-talk ahead of her. To allow Frida to simply record the weather – and to encourage her observation – I made her a very simple weather wheel. I simply…

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Why we love… Nature Storybooks 

As a family, we read a lot of books. I aim to take Frida to the library regularly, I read children’s book reviews, greedily soak up recommendations, and love discovering new books to share with her. One of my happiest discoveries has been the Nature Storybooks series, and I have been meaning to share a…

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