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rightfromthestart
discussing all aspects of early education and related topics and a new chapter as a Brit in America.
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  • What is a Dangle? 1 day ago Disclaimer: contains Amazon Affiliate Link My kids are captivated by this book, The Art of Drawing Dangles. I’d never heard of dangles before, so what is a dangle exactly? Dangles, are a from of embellishing lettering by adding charms and patterns that dangle for the letters or shapes.  If you...
  • Family Friendly Spaces: The Container Park Las Vegas. 5 days ago On my recent trip to Vegas, I was surprised at the number of people trudging the strip with young children in tow. Though there are things for kids to do in Vegas, museums, shows, the Bellagio fountains and lounging by the pool, I’m pretty sure my kids would soon tire of walking up and down …...
  • Simple Art Project for Father's Day 1 week ago Materials tin foil cardboard yarn/wool or string and/or wire tape sharpies or permanent marker pens.   Method Make the word DAD with yarn or wire and tape it to your card make a pattern using yarn or string around the word dad and stick it down with glue or tape. Cover the design with tin …...
  • I Can't Be a Teacher who Discourages Mess and Noise 1 week ago For a teacher like me, who spent her teaching career with under 5’s, I am used to teaching in a messy, noisy environment.  Children are permitted and often encouraged to make a mess and be messy. Young children need to do and create things on a large-scale. They use big chunky brushes, they...
  • 10 Outdoor Painting Activities 2 weeks ago This week we have been painting pebbles. We used a mixture of our own designs and some that we found online.  The ones that we liked we sprayed with mod podge so that the rain wouldn’t wash them away.   In the summer it is so much easier to paint outside and with more space and … Continue...

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  • Top Tips for Grocery Shopping in the US Writing Contest March 2013 When I moved to the US I expected shopping to be different. In particular I expected a lot of processed foods and fewer fresh items. In some ways I was pleasantly surprised, fruit and veg sections are abundant with a large amount of organic produce,...
  • Chewing Gum as a Reward?… Getting Acquainted with Weird American School Customs Education and International Schools Starting school in America has taken a bit of getting used to for my daughter and me. Certain things we expected to be different like spelling and history but some we didn’t anticipate, like having to re-learn the words for punctuation. Her...

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