This series by South African author Niki Daly is a collection of wonderful, every day events that occur in the life of Thoko, who lives with her Mama and beloved Gogo.
This is an easy home craft for children to make on their own. The joy is in writing and creating your own story. Perfect for age 5 -10 and little supervision needed.
Books are an investment in your child’s education, but they’re expensive and space-consuming. The answer is to start a Book Club and share them!
When you’re trying to get your children off screens, eBooks can seem counter-intuitive. Are they good or bad for your children? As with everything to do with the digital age, the answer is not so simple.
When your child begins to read it can be tempting to keep pushing them to read bigger and more complicated books. Don’t. Make sure they have mastered each reading stage before they move up. Check out our guide to reading stages per age group.
Want to write a guest book review for The Book Tree? Does your child need to write a school book review? Check out our book review template!
Paired reading is a wonderful reading technique which helps children master the skill of reading. It’s not only for children who are struggling, but also helps any child improve their fluency skills.
Why are we passionate about getting children to read? Beyond the academic reasons, reading is an invitation to think, dream, explore, adventure and become – and it’s available to everyone.
Boost your child’s creative writing skills by following these three tips: get dramatic, write what they know and touch and feel their words.
Encourage your children to transform their ‘mistakes’ into a work of art in our Imaginate art class, inspired by author Barney Saltzberg. Art teacher Gill Haggis shares her fun class on how to make masterpieces out of mistakes. Creative thinking and artistic fun teaches children how to turn setbacks around.
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Start your own Book Club Books are one of the most important investments you can make in your child’s education. But books are expensive and you can’t keep every book you buy. Plus, once you’ve read the book – you want more, right? Sharing books is the...