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Kipper’s Little Friends

By Fiona Hamilton / September 28, 2022

Kipper wonders about words with Arnold. Find a friend and do the same – you never know where your wonderings might take you.

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How To Heal A Broken Wing

By Fiona Hamilton / September 21, 2022

A classic tale with illustrations to study and words to inquire into. Build empathy in your classroom with this multifaceted text.

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Each Peach Pear Plum

By Fiona Hamilton / September 14, 2022

Word detectives, word collectors, word noticers and now word spies! Enjoy this fun, rhythmic book that reminds us of well-loved characters.

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A Big Mooncake for Little Star

By Fiona Hamilton / September 7, 2022

Join Little Star as she celebrates the Mid Autumn Festival. What words can you find that are good enough to eat?

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The Wonder of Winsome

By Fiona Hamilton / August 31, 2022

Join inquisitive Winsome on her quest as she wonders about her world. What questions about words are you bursting to ask and investigate?

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Nigel and the Moon

By Fiona Hamilton / August 24, 2022

Where will your dreams take you? And what words will you uncover on your journey? Join Nigel as he finds his dreams can be a reality.

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Your Name is a Song

By Fiona Hamilton / August 18, 2022

Your name is important. Names and words have stories; share your name and part of your identity with this great community building text.

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Hidden Treasure

By Fiona Hamilton / August 5, 2022

There are so many hidden treasures in our world and so many in words too! Enjoy this treasure of a book and the words it brings.

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By Fiona Hamilton / July 29, 2022

Stella was an explorer when she was small. Join her as she grows, changes and discovers her world and discover words along the way.

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Ask Me

By Fiona Hamilton / July 20, 2022

What? When? Why? What questions do you have about our natural world? Take a walk with father and daughter to encourage curiosity.

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Luna Loves Dance

By Fiona Hamilton / July 14, 2022

Luna loves dance, art and books, and we are sure she loves words too. Join us as we celebrate the new UK Children’s Laureate this week.

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By Fiona Hamilton / July 7, 2022

You can always count on a great book and the wonderful words it brings. Even better if you can enjoy it with friends, just like Abigail.

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Atlas of Amazing Architecture

By Fiona Hamilton / June 29, 2022

Structures and words, they all start with a base. What words will you build today? What bases will you use?

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How To Make A Bird

By Fiona Hamilton / June 22, 2022

As you engage with the creative process in this story, think about how we use words creatively and can even create new words.

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The Magical Yet

By Fiona Hamilton / June 14, 2022

We are all living with the power of the magical yet. What words are you yet to discover and what new lessons are there to be learned?

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The Blur

By Fiona Hamilton / June 9, 2022

Life can go by in a blur, just like this school year. Wherever you are looking to gradually graduate to, we wish you congratulations.

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Review Week

By Fiona Hamilton / June 1, 2022

Consolidate, revisit and review. Our students do it and we can too. Be reminded about the ways we can study words using great books.

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A Walk in the Words

By Fiona Hamilton / May 24, 2022

Why not take A Walk in the Words with Hudson Talbott and Engage. There is no need to feel overwhelmed, just consider a word at a time.

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I Went Walking

By Fiona Hamilton / May 17, 2022

When you go walking what do you see? We see lots of high frequency words! Rebecca Loveless joins us this week to discuss The hfw Project.

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By Fiona Hamilton / May 10, 2022

(Sea?) see it (hear?) here, a (grate?) great book about homophones! So many interesting phonemes to explore with students and this llama.

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