Poetry Happens Everywhere

Guest Blog: Amanda Belbin ‘Chop Chop, Choppity Chop.’ Since my Nursery Class signed up to The Poetry Basket, the words keep echoing around my head. I came across this amazing poetry resource via Twitter. Having been a Helicopter Stories fan and seeing the impact it had on the communication, language, confidence and imagination of our … Read more Poetry Happens Everywhere

Magic that is older than the hills:

One of the questions I am asked the most about Helicopter Stories is how can we enhance children’s language acquisition if we are scribing their words verbatim? I have always believed that if children grow up in a language rich environment and regularly engage in conversations that are meaningful to them, then their language will … Read more Magic that is older than the hills: