Posts Tagged ‘the importance of storytelling’

Exclusive fairy tale: Four cheeky monkeys and the big snake by Giovanna Bindi

Apr 11 2013

Here is another great story by our in-house artist Giovanna Bindi, a true inspiration for London Mums & kids. Come & meet her at our art club Mondays in Putney.

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Top First Children’s Books

Apr 07 2013

Despite loving the technology and the new ways of reading books via tablets, we still love reading stories to our kids by turning pages. There’s no question about it. Here is London Mums’ selection of top first children’s books for 2013.

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Mar 12 2013

St David’s Day celebrations on 1st March with the Welsh dragon symbol gave us more of a reason to celebrate the dragons on screen too!
Here’s a sample of the most popular dragons found in film…

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Win 1 of 2 Sainsbury’s gift cards worth £30 each to spend on your favourite books and character costumes

Mar 05 2013

We have teamed up with Sainsbury’s to give TWO lucky readers the opportunity to win a £30 gift card each to spend on their child’s favourite books and character costumes at their local Sainsbury’s stores.

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Early readers should be taught meaning, not sound

Jan 30 2013

Children would find it much easier to learn to read and write if they were first taught how the English language works and what words mean, rather than trying to sound out words.

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