Category Archives: Books for Children

The Clever Tykes Books -Super, Positive, Encouraging, Engaging! (Book review)

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Recently we were approached to review a series of 3 books called Clever Tykes and today we are thrilled to share our review of these fantastic books. The Clever Tykes Books What are the Clever Tykes Books? Clever Tykes, a series of three storybooks for primary school children has been bringing positive entrepreneurial role models to the classrooms of over 50

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Fantastic Reading Corner Ideas to Inspire and Encourage a Love of Reading in Children

Fantastic Reading Corner Ideas to Inspire and Encourage a Love of Reading in Children - Our Little House in the Country

Fantastic Reading Corner Ideas to Inspire and Encourage a Love of Reading in Children Our home is full to the brim with books and I have created little reading corners and book displays throughout the house for the kids which you may have seen on Instagram and in an older post about displaying childrens books.  There is no need to

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The Further Adventures of The Owl and The Pussy-Cat – a great gift for kids this Christmas(Book Review)

Book Review of the Further Adventures of The Owl and The Pussy Cat by Julia Donaldson - Our Little House in the Country 1

Review of “The Owl and The Pussy-Cat” and “The Further Adventures of The Owl and The Pussy-Cat” – a great gift for children this Christmas! We were recently lucky enough to receive copies of the Owl and The Pussycat by Edward Lear and The Further Adventures of The Owl and The Pussy Cat by Julia Donaldson, both illustrated by Charlotte

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Min’s Move – a new book to help children with the transition of moving abroad (Book Review)

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Min’s Move – a picture storybook for families moving abroad.This is a review of the new book Min’s Move by MoveHub. MoveHub, “the UK’s number one resource for moving abroad” has produced this fully illustrated story book as  means of helping families with the transition of moving to another country. Having taught many international children over the years I have

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10 Magical Books About Santa

10 Magical Books About Santa - Our Little House in the Country

Keep the magic of Santa Claus alive for your kids this Christmas with these 10 books! 10 Magical Books About Santa 1.  Santa’s Christmas Handbook – Before you even open this fantastic book, your imagination is captured by the little jingle bell attached to the outside cover which merrily jingles as you hold the book.  This is Santa’s elves top-secret

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6 Fantastic Christmas Poetry and Song Books for Children

6 Fantastic Christmas Song and Poetry Books for Kids - Our Little House in the Country

A gorgeous collection of books packed with songs, carols and poems for children to enjoy this Christmas. 6 Fantastic Christmas Poetry and Song Books for Children 1.  The Usborne Little Book of Christmas Carols – Number 1 on our list has been a firm favourite of mine for some time.  I have used it over the years with my students

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30+ Pumpkin Activities, Crafts and Books

30 Pumpkin Activities, Crafts and Books - Our Little House in the Country

Our recent post – 90+ Fun Not Scary Halloween ideas for younger children included lots and lots of fantastic pumpkin activities.  As I love all things pumpkin related I thought that these super activities, crafts and books deserved a post of their own.  All of these resources are from fellow members of the Kid Blogger Network and very generously gave

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90+ Halloween Activities, Crafts, Books, Tips, Tricks and Treats for Younger Children

90+ Fun Not Scary Halloween Activities, Books, Tips and Treats for Younger Children - Our Little House in the Country 1

It’s almost Halloween which can be such a fun time of year for the family.  However, sometimes it can  be a little scary for little ones.  With that is mind, I reached out to my amazing fellow members of the Kid Blogger Network for their tips, treats, activities, crafts, costumes, apps, books and ideas for younger children.  I think you

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10 Spooktacular Halloween Picture Books for Children

10 Spooktacular Halloween Picture Books - Our Little House in the Country

There are so many fantastic picture books about Halloween, however some can be quite scary especially for the more sensitive child.  With that in mind we have compiled our favourite spooky stories for younger children from our vast collection of books! Our Top 10 Halloween Picture Books The Night Before Halloween – Natasha Wing & Cynthia Fisher: A spooktacular take

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