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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 ...

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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 ...

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Review of My First Dictionary - Betty Root

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Showing children the way to learn

Advantages: A useful memory tool
Disadvantages: Main concept is repeated through the book

I first came across this book in the Primary School where I work as a Learning Support Assistant. About the author I am ashamed to say that I had never heard of this chap despite him being the worlds leading author on the brain and learning. Appa ...

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Review of Mind Maps for Kids: An Introduction - Tony Buzan

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Nothing is better than teaching children logical thinking

Advantages: A transformation way for children to use thought and information
Disadvantages: Requires parents to understand the principles of mind maps.

...INTRODUCTION Most adults will be familiar with the concept of Mind Maps. The logical planning of thought processes usually considering various pathways or outcomes. For children, this is a practical and significant skill to use in planning or decision ...

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Review of Mind Maps for Kids: An Introduction - Tony Buzan

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