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Parenting workshop

Caroline Penney will bring her wisdom as a parent, grandma, family therapist and lifelong parent-educator to run a parenting workshop in the magical Secret Garden at Stroud’s Museum in the Park on Saturday 17th November.

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Natural Storyteller catches a Moonbeam

The Natural Storyteller has been awarded a Gold Medal in the 2018 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards! Launched in 2007, the awards are intended to bring increased recognition to exemplary children’s books and their creators, and to celebrate children’s books and life-long reading.

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The Christmas Tomte

Snow is falling on Pettson’s farm, and Christmas is approaching. Findus, the talking cat, tells Pettson that he is excited about the Yule Tomte visiting and bringing gifts. Oh dear, thinks Pettson, How can I explain that the Yule Tomte may not visit cats?

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Beetles are not designed to roll

Whilst individual programmes are effective in improving motor skills of school-aged children presenting with various problems, there is also a growing number of children who are entering the school system with inadequate motor and language skills to meet the demands of the classroom and the curriculum and realise their potential.

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When you’re behind from the start you rarely catch up

“Children arriving at school unable to speak or read properly is a scandal”, minister says. This finding comes as no surprise and mirrors a general decline in children’s physical readiness for school in terms of the motor skills they need to support learning (EYE July 2018). Perhaps the most worrying trend is an apparent lack […]

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