Our Favourite Open-Ended Toys: Natural Building Blocks.

I'm often asked for recommendations for resources and, having spent a lot of time playing with children, buying and selling various things over the years, I now feel able to share our favourites with you. Natural building blocks. Natural building blocks are one of the very few resources that I recommend investing heavily in. Ours are played with EVERY day, and have been the most popular resource with all the children that attend my childcare setting. We have the 'Introductory Unit Block Set' from Community Playthings (pictured), which you can find here. We also have the 'Mini Unit Blocks', which you can find here, which share modular dimensions with the unit blocks, so work wonderfully well

Math Week: April 2018

I've had lots of messages this week asking about the resources we used during our math week, and for more detail about the activities, so I thought it might be helpful to put it all in a blog post. Before I ramble on, I want to briefly mention the affiliate links I've included in this post. If you do click through, Bean and I will receive a small amount of commission which will contribute to new books and resources for her home education. You can, however, find all of these resources elsewhere, including other online retailers, second hand selling pages and your local library. These are the books we used to support our topic: Day One: Arranging pegs on a peg board to form numbers. A number f

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