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    June 8, 2022 Emma Shingleton

    Fun ways to engage children in reading

    Have you ever struggled with a group of reluctant readers? We understand the importance of reading in a child's development. We have put together some fun ideas on how to engage children in reading! 

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  • How to write poetry for beginners - A guest blog
    March 21, 2022 PlanBee Team

    How to write poetry for beginners - A guest blog

    When it comes to poetry, taking in that depth of feeling in the words is all part of the pleasure. Poetry is a special experience, something that can invoke thoughts, feelings. Read on to find out how to write poetry for beginners! 
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  • Fun Writing Activities for KS1
    November 12, 2021 Emma Shingleton

    Fun Writing Activities for KS1

    Looking for some ideas to engage children in writing? Check out some of our favourite, fun writing activities for KS1 children!  Salt Tray Fun Salt trays are a great alternative to writing on the traditional pencil and paper and supports...

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  • National Read a Book Day
    August 12, 2021 Laura Steele

    National Read a Book Day

    National Read a Book Day is on Monday September 6th this year. Take a look at our blog to find out about the importance and benefits of reading, as well as some great ideas for National Read a Book Day!

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  • Roald Dahl Day Activities
    August 26, 2020 Emma Shingleton

    Roald Dahl Day Activities

    Is anyone else as excited as we are at PBHQ about Roald Dahl Day this year? A children’s author that needs no introduction, whose stories are ingrained in children and adults far and wide.  To mark the occasion this year,...

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