Before you have children you may have indulged in the odd magazine. Maybe Heat, or if you were feeling super snazzy, Vogue. Then you have a baby, that turns into a toddler and you enter a whole other new world of magazines. The world of? The 'kids' magazine. Lurking in the local newsagent or found near the tills in the big supermarket down the road. These magazines are loved by your tiny tots and you start to find? They are total and utter life savers. They can be whipped out when you need to have a bit of peace at a family meal, be used as a reward for potty training or just an inexpensive end of the week treat.
Whilst she was flicking through the activity book I had a look to see what the content was like and if it was applicable for her age. It was perfect. There were some pages for her to practice short words, as well as sections to practice her numbers and simple adding up. What I really loved was that the magazine had cleverly highlighted sections for adults which helped children practice key skills such as recognising letters, shapes and developing creativity and their imagination.
As a teacher myself I would highly recommend the all new Bob The Builder magazine for your pre-schooler or reception aged child. To find out what my girl thought take a look at her little vlog below. She thinks she's a mega star (I'll be honest I have to agree. She is!).