resources I am pleased with for my 4-5 year old

A work in progress list, may turn into a page! May even do links – rofl!


has to be My Pals Are Here Maths

both the primary and my pals are here, but think the my pals suits us better. We are on 1A, and don’t necessarily follow every page. we buy direct now

‘exeter maths’ though a bit too much writing involved for us, i let her do dots instead.


Bear’s Birthday (Red Nose Readers) (Red Nose Readers)
- she will pick these up and try to read

Jolly Phonics Workbooks: Books 1-7 (Jolly Phonics: workbook)
- though less use now, but still on the blends

usborne apple tree farm books The Complete Book of Farmyard Tales
- she now has a go at reading the top line.

Explode the Code 1
- SB thinks a bit boring, but is really helping her!

update, we now have BB approaching 4, and she is using singapore maths earlibird, and enjoying before the code


most things actually

Elizabeth I (Usborne Beginners) (Usborne Beginners)
[and lots of the other ones in the series, simple to read and lots of pictures]

Archaeologists Dig for Clues (Let’s Read-And-Find-Out Science)
[via sonlight]

A Street Through Time (History)

History – The Really Interesting Bits!

Time Traveller (Usborne Time Traveller)
and then as now series Travel and Transport (Usborne Flip Flaps)

dk eyewitness guides for their stunning pictures

The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: Ancient Times v. 1 (Story of the World: History for the Classical Child)
- in small chunks she enjoys it, though I imagine when she is older and we redo it will be even more appreciated.


Helping Your Child with Maps and Globes
from sonlight and Houses and Homes (Around the World Series)

- DK via the book people – stunning pictures to refer to!


usborne pocket science books The Usborne Pocket Scientist: The Blue Book (Usborne Pocket Science)
- and the lets learn and find out series Forces Make Things Move (Let’s-Read-And-Find-Out Science: Stage 2)
which is prob even better for the younger ones.

FAB The Amazing Pull-out Pop-up Body in a Book (DK Amazing Pop-Up Books)

read out louds

i should have shares in barefoot books and Usborne. some favourites include: The Fabrics of Fairytale: Stories Spun from Far and Wide
and The Story Tree: Tales to Read Aloud (Book & CD): Tales to Read Aloud (Book & CD)


those art story books – must get off backside and link!

Small Stories of Great Artists (Anholt’s Artists) (Anholt’s Artists)
and katie stories Katie and the Sunflowers (Orchard Picturebooks)

Jojo In Numberland – Basic Number Skills
[not an overwhelming cd, but SB enjoying it, and a good tens and units practice


Wacky Wigglers™ Set

crystal kits

dig out dino kits

Hama Beads 10,000 Beads in a Bucket – Solid Mix
Super Source for Cuisenaire Rods, Grades 3-4
and the stick together blocks

globe and maps

dressing up clothes!

Jump Ahead Year 1 Triple Pack (PC)

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