Posts Tagged ‘books’

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{Friday Five} Books My 6 Year Old Loves

The boys love scrolling through my photos on Instagram, and when my older boy saw the collages from my book recommendation posts, he asked ‘What’s that?’ So I told him. He looked through them all, and spotted the one of Books for 2 Year Olds. His next question was, ‘Why is there not one with […] Read more…

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{Friday Five} Beloved Bunny Books

Since I’m taking a blogging break next week, to spend some quality time with my kids during the school holidays, this will be the last book round up before Easter. So staying with the Easter theme, I thought I would share some of our most beloved bunny books. Clockwise, starting from the top: Guess How […] Read more…

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{Friday Five} Books to Welcome Spring

Now that we have the Spring Equinox behind us, I thought it was time to share some of our favourite kids book to welcome in the new season. So, clockwise, starting from the top: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle – A popular classic, but I just had to include it. When our elder […] Read more…

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{Friday Five} Picture Books for Mothers Day

It’s Mothering Sunday in the UK this coming weekend, and whilst we don’t celebrate Mother’s Day in Germany until May, I’ve decided to pull forward the post I had planned in May and share some book recommendations for Mothering Sunday/ Mother’s Day in this week’s edition of Friday 5. That way you can benefit from […] Read more…

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{Friday Five} Books My 2 Year Old Loves

After having several themed book suggestions, in this week’s Friday Five I just wanted to share a selection of some of the books my 2 year old is loving right now. Some of these you will see advertised for slightly older children, but it always depends on the individual child. I am constantly amazed at […] Read more…

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{Friday Five} Favourite Scottish Kids Books

I’m off on my annual long weekend away without the family, catching up with much missed friends back in Scotland, and leaving my three men to fend for themselves in Berlin. So, with Scotland on my mind (ha, who am I kidding, it’s *always* on my mind, lol) I thought I’d share some of our favourite […] Read more…

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{Friday Five} Books for First Time Swimmers

It’s been just over a year now, since our eldest son started swimming lessons. Spaces in after school classes are hard to come by in Berlin, but we managed to snag one. He was a bit fearful of the water at first, but after doing the beginners class twice he finally managed to gain his ‘Seepferdchen’ […] Read more…

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{Friday Five} Favourite Books About the Mail

Following on from my post about the mini post office we made for our eldest’s fifth birthday, I’m sharing some of our favourite picture books about delivering and receiving mail with you, in this week’s Friday 5! The Jolly Postman, by Janet & Allan Ahlberg – In this very special interactive book full of little envelopes to […] Read more…

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{Friday Five} Picture Books About Snow

This past week, we’ve had our first proper snowfall here in Berlin this winter. We had just enough snow last weekend to go out for a round of sledging, snowball throwing and snowman building, and then a few days ago we had a complete white-out with a proper snowstorm. Sadly, it has since rained and […] Read more…

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Advent Book Calendar

Happy First of Advent, everyone! The first candle on the Advent wreath is lit, we have some festive music playing, and this afternoon we’re planning to bake our first Christmas cookies of the season. However, since Advent starts so early this year, there are a few more days left before the 1st December to get […] Read more…

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