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26 June 2020 What is philosophy and why is it important for children?

What is philosophy and why is it important for children?

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24 June 2020 RSE day: Books we love about love

RSE day: Books we love about love

25th June is RSE Day, the annual celebration of Relationships and Sex Education, which educates children and young people about healthy relationships and positive sexual health.

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22 June 2020 Zanna's Nature Notes: The Magical World of Creepy Crawlies

Zanna's Nature Notes: The Magical World of Creepy Crawlies

Discover the amazing natural world around you with Usborne author Zanna Davidson. This week we dig deep into the world of bees, beetles and spiderlings.

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12 June 2020 Zanna's Nature Notes: Squirrels and Garden Antics

Zanna's Nature Notes: Squirrels and Garden Antics

Discover the amazing natural world around you with Usborne author Zanna Davidson. This week we meet some cheeky characters in the garden.

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4 June 2020 Zanna's Nature Notes: Baby birds

Zanna's Nature Notes: Baby birds

Discover the amazing natural world around you with Usborne author Zanna Davidson. This week is all about wrens (or nearly all about, as you’ll see). 

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2 June 2020 How to build a bug hotel

How to build a bug hotel

Making a bug hotel is a great way to get children more engaged in wildlife. Best of all, it’s easy to put together from things you have lying around at home.

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2 June 2020 The role of sensitivity readers

The role of sensitivity readers

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28 May 2020 Zanna's Nature Notes: Dandelion clocks

Zanna's Nature Notes: Dandelion clocks

It's time to explore nature with Zanna's Nature Notes from Usborne author Zanna Davidson! Read on to find out all about dandelions and play a game of Dandelion Clocks.

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13 May 2020 Tackling the plastic problem: why I wrote a book for children all about plastic

Tackling the plastic problem: why I wrote a book for children all about plastic

Katie Daynes, author of Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers about Plastic, is grilled by the Year 4–5 children at Settle Primary School in Yorkshire.

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5 May 2020 10 activities to do in the garden

10 activities to do in the garden

Gardens are great spaces to enjoy nature, to learn about the world around you, and to enjoy some outdoor play. Here are our top ten activities to do in the garden – and some would also work for your daily exercise!

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