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A teacher's take on reading and exploring

A teacher's take on reading and exploring

10 June 2018

One of my favourite authors is AA Milne. He was an English author, best known for his books about Winnie the Pooh and poems.  He once wrote ‘How do you spell love?  You don’t spell it, you feel it?’  I have always felt like that when I read a story or share a poem or rhyme with a child.  It is not about...

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Perfect keepsake books for every child!

Perfect keepsake books for every child!

18 February 2018

Think about it, with over 50 million books out there in the world written for children, how many of those books are available to us, how many do we think are worth purchasing and how many do actually make an impact on our children. The numbers are slim. I bet if we were decluttering, the book with our child’s name printed on it will be the...

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Why read at night?

Why read at night?

18 February 2018

I love reading to my son. My husband and I take turns depending on who has finished dinner first but bedtime reading is something neither of us skip. What’s not to love about it? It fosters a bond like no other. It makes us talk about things we haven’t had time to speak about all day and -this is my favourite part- I subtly sneak in...

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The Mothership's blog on Story For Me

The Mothership's blog on Story For Me

18 February 2018

http://themothershipdxb.com/must-custom-childrens-books-story/ Must-have custom children’s books by Story For Me   November 21, 2017  Every little girl and boy is living their own adventure – from learning new words and making friends to exploring nature and navigating the ways of the world, each day is...

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Raising a reader

Raising a reader

18 February 2018

Reading is fundamental to bringing up children. But are we raising a generation of readers? That’s debatable. So, how do we make children love reading? The most obvious answers would be to read to them every night/ day or surround them with books. But I have found an interesting thing- my child is far more likely to pick up a book (as...

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For the love of books

For the love of books

18 February 2018

“Mamma, look outside the window. Everyone thinks that is a giant rock in the sea, but she is actually a blue whale, and only I know her secret. Her name is Wanda” This was my 4.5-year-old letting me in on his hugest discovery during his month long vacation at his grandparents’ house in Mumbai. As I asked him more questions...

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