As I have mentioned before I am not normally one to suggest formal learning before school, learning for preschoolers should be done in a way that is and feels like play rather than learning. However, when Hachette Australia sent me this First Phonics book I thought it would be a wonderful resource for the 3 year old and above age group, particularly if they are going to 3 year old Kinder.
How gorgeous is this book! As soon as I saw it in the library catalogue I just knew I needed to share this with you all
I remember this cover well, except I am fairly sure in Australia they were titled Story Time Books. My mum collected this book and cassette set for us and I would listen to them as I went to sleep of a night.
The Queen is coming to tea indeed and there is so much to prepare, who would of thought that Ellie knew a baker in Paris, a tea grower in China and a Ballerina in New York to help make her afternoon tea grand.
“My name is Malory, I’m 8 years old and I have ADHA. ADHD is short for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It can mean different things for different kids. My mom says that it’s part of what makes me special. She says because of it, I am unique. Being unique means that you are one of a kind. That doesn’t mean I’m alone though”
It wasn’t until I been until I have been going through these books that I truly realised just how much my aunt supported my love of reading and literacy. From such a young age I was blessed by all the adults around me to be gifted so many books.