Book Review – Dodos Are Not Extinct

Book Review – Dodos Are Not Extinct

This is a humorous children’s book that has a fun and lighthearted feel, wherein the protagonist, Dodo, wants to let us in on a big secret about ‘extinct’ animals that are here and there among us incognito! The illustrations are amusing and visually pleasing and there...
A Girl Called Blue – Novel Resources

A Girl Called Blue – Novel Resources

Marita Conlon Mc Kenna’s novel “A Girl Called Blue” is suitable to be used as a class novel to be studied in senior classes. With themes of family, loneliness and child labour, the novel is perfect for stimulation of class discussions. These chapter-by-chapter...
Book Review – Izzy’s Magical Soccer Adventure

Book Review – Izzy’s Magical Soccer Adventure

The story is about a girl who loves sport. She starts playing soccer for her local u10 soccer club. One day one of the U12s are out sick for an important match so Izzy has to step in and play for the U12s. Izzy was feeling very nervous but played very well in the...
Soccer Themed Dolch Word Mats

Soccer Themed Dolch Word Mats

Dolch words are a list of 220 “service words” developed in the 1940s by William Dolch. They consist of a series of sets of words which are considered to be vocabulary which occurs most frequently in children’s reading material. With the soccer World Cup coming soon,...