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World Book Day 2 March 2017

This is a great site with lots of activities for World book Day and reading resources throughout the year. For primary and Secondary. Register now!

BBC 500 words short story competition for children 2017!

Literacy, competing, writing, short stories,

Star Wars Reads Day 10.10.15

Star Wars Reads Day 10.10.15 Dorling Kindersley have free  activity packs and goodies for Star Wars Reads Day! See below! Star Wars Reads Day  sign up for a free activity pack and goodies by with your address and number of... Continue Reading →

Little Free Libraries

This could be a great idea to get children involved in reading at school

My Make Do and Mend Year

Someone posted about these in our Make Do and Mend-able Facebook group this morning, and it is such a FABULOUS idea, I want to share it with you!

LFLThe Little Free Library Project

The idea is like all great ideas, ridiculously easy, you take a book, you leave a book, and people and communities can share books-hurray!
The Little Free Library Project started in the USA in 2009, and has now spread to the UK and they are springing up all over!
LFL collage

The project is a registered charity with the fabulous aim of promoting reading, art and community engagement. They use FSC and other sustainably sourced materials to build the libraries and work with local artists and designers 🙂

When I was out running in the the summer, we ran past an old red phone box that had been turned into a similar thing-there were books there for the taking…

View original post 128 more words I love the World Book Day site its so bright and colourful with lots of ideas around teaching  literacy. You can use this site all year round for your lesson plans!

Dorling Kindersley is developing an online librairy Dorling Kindersley developing an online librairy. The layout is  very simple and based on the style of the DK books, a white  background with luxurious cut outs and close ups of animals, machines, cars etc. When you click on... Continue Reading →

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