Showing posts from May, 2018

SOON moving across to WORDPRESS

Dear Parents, Just a quick message to let you know my blog platform will soon be changing over to WORDPRESS for better, more improved services and features. Much love, Samantha x

PART 1 - Excellent SPELLING Resource - Scholastic Spelling Cards

SHOEBOX CAFE TUITIONHOMEWORK TIPS FOR PARENTSPART 1 - Excellent Spelling Resource - Scholastic Spelling Cards
We all know learning to spell is key but also very challenging! The English language is one of the hardest languages to learn. As adults/parents, we forget actually how hard it is. In my experience over the years, yes, repetition again and again can help. We all know working memory is a muscle we must exercise daily, but oh how this can become a bore and quite frankly a nightmare when you are 7, 8 or 9 and learn best through interaction, play, socialising, life experience and practical hands on tasks etc. My very simple philosophy at home, to best help your child learn is to turn everything into a game...a challenge! Children love, love, LOVE this and what's even better, you can adapt any game to have as many family members as players as you wish. Say goodbye to letting your child complete their spelling homework sheet on their own at the table whilst you're cooking din…