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Colouring Fun

Advantages: good quality, lots of variation in pictures, good developmental benefits
Disadvantages: none

My four year old son loves numbers and anything involving numbers. He is off to school in September this year and I have been buying a few books here and there to help him prepare for that - and colouring books are great for pen control and manipulative ...

kat123456 22.04.2015 · Read full review
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Review of My First Colour by Numbers

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Some Summer work

Advantages: Great quality, beautifully presented, great price, highly educational
Disadvantages: None

Purchase When it came to the summer holidays I knew that I didn't want Sophie to forget about what she has already learnt and wanted to push her a little so she was ready for year 2. I came across these books in our local Wilkinsons store so I first ...

emmad5689 22.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Gold Stars Maths Book Age 6-7

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Tactile Alphabet book.

Advantages: It does have textured letters.
Disadvantages: The texture is not very good.

I bought this book because the blurb on Amazon states "This book honours that tradition by emulating the standard classroom material with touchable, traceable letters ". I foolishly assumed this meant the famous Montessori sand paper letters. It does no ...

Marge3781 31.03.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Montessori: Letter Work - Bobby and June George

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Word Up!

Advantages: Helps increase your childs vocabulary
Disadvantages: Some of the illustrations are vague

...I noticed some similarities between what I was like as a child and my daughter when it comes to learning. Lily has just turned three and she has an incredible thirst for knowledge, she is constantly asking questions such as; "What do owls eat?", "What tim ...

mikeb2102 17.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of My First Dictionary - Betty Root

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Maths can be fun? Surely not?

Advantages: Makes maths fun and creative
Disadvantages: Some may find the subject matter too complicated

Thanks to the ‘Horrible’ series of books, we have come to expect children’s history, geography and science books to be engaging, humorous and informal in style. But is it expecting too much for a maths book to also be fun? Believe it or not, in Murde ...

moistbabe 08.06.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Murderous Maths - Kjartan Poskitt

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