July 16, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Make an origami monster bookmark

Arts and crafts are a fun idea during the holidays or afternoon sessions for little and big ones alike. In each picture book in The Thinking Train series, you will find a Make and do project. In Deborah’s dreams written … Continue reading

June 29, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Quick Guide to Children’s Books 2: Silent books

The world of children’s literature is an enchanting place which often looks like a colourful maze with imaginary creatures in fantastic worlds. These creatures and worlds are mostly versions of our own realities, and through them we can learn more … Continue reading

January 10, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Inspiring teachers: a reading project from Turkey

In this series we talk to inspiring teachers who use storytelling to set up creative projects, set up reading programmes, and use the arts and literature to develop their students’ language and literacy skills. We would like to share real examples … Continue reading

August 11, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Expedition Sun Project Lesson

Last month we flew to the Moon and explored it through art, language, literature song and film. In August we travel to the Sun, which might be a bit farther away in distance, but much closer in our imagination. If a … Continue reading

April 29, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Colourful journeys

“First, the pulse of colour flooded the bay with blue, and the heart expanded with it and the body swam, only the next instant to be checked and chilled by the prickly blackness on the ruffled waves.” (To the Lighthouse … Continue reading