Sorry Day: The Perfect Book to Read Aloud

Tuesday 26 May 2020 is National Sorry Day in Australia and I have a wonderful picture book to share with you which is perfect for helping children understand why this day is important. It’s called Sorry Sorry and it’s a book you can share with children from about the age of four up. But first, a bit about National Sorry Day and Reconciliation Week.

14 ANZAC Day Books for Children

These ANZAC Day books for children are a wonderful way to introduce your child to the First World War and the Gallipoli campaign and to what life was like at that time in Australia. The books range from simple texts to books suitable for older children, including teenagers and even adults. Some of the books are non-fiction while others are …

17 Best Easter Books for Children

Here are 17 fun Easter-themed books for children which I hope you’ll enjoy sharing with your little ones. There’s a touch-and-feel book, some beautiful Easter board books for babies and a couple of non-fiction titles which do a good job of explaining the origins of our Easter celebrations and some of the symbols of Easter. I’ve also included a …

12 Books About Ramadan For Kids

These 12 books about Ramadan for kids are a great way to teach children all about Ramadan and Eid. I am not of the Muslim faith but I share these books with the children I teach because I think it’s important for them to understand and respect the beliefs of others. So what is Ramadan? When does it happen and why? …

10 Best St Patrick’s Day Books For Kids

The St Patrick’s Day books for kids on this page are a fun way to explore with children how and why people celebrate St Patrick’s Day. As a teacher I find that, although many schools celebrate St Patrick’s Day in some way, most of the children have no idea who Saint Patrick was, why he has a day dedicated to remembering him or why everyone …