Helping your child get the most out of everyday experiences

Maya Young
05 April 2018
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With having a child with autism and anxiety who had not only 'switched off' from learning, but become phobic about school and anything that smacked of being taught, I was initially limited as to what I could teach, or so I thought...

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"How was your day?" Using the journey home from school to strengthen relationships

Anna Gregory
20 March 2018
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Most parents like to ask their child about their day when they collect them from school. Answers can vary between a full, rich and coherent account including amusing anecdotes about what their friends said and what they learned in each lesson, to a one-word response along the lines of, "OK / fine / dunno". If the latter rings truer for you most of the time, or even just sometimes, we have some hints and tips to tease tales out of your child and keep a dialogue going.

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Slime success and Science Week fun

Parentkind
16 March 2018
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After months spent studying slime making videos on YouTube and too many experiments (and trips to the pound shop) to count, last year my daughter finally perfected slime!

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Celebrate World Book Day in style!

Liz Witherspoon
27 February 2018
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If your children will be dressing up for World Bood Day and you don't have a costume sorted yet, here are a few quick and easy ideas (needle and thread not required).

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Inspiring a generation of lifetime readers

Sonia Blandford
26 February 2018
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Find out about World Book Day and Achievement for All's 100 Million Minutes Reading Challenge.

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