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Monthly Archives: December 2012
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,600 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading
Next amongst our favourites is Santa Claus is Coming To Town A couple of versions, the traditional Nat King Cole http://youtu.be/rdZfMvo5l8U or a Motown version from the Jackson 5 http://youtu.be/61uYA6qveOY
After going a little low-brow with Mariah Carey, next is definitely high-brow with Bing Crosby and White Christmas Enjoy…. http://youtu.be/fWfyaLESG84
Next on our list of Christmas songs is …. All I want for Christmas by Mariah Carey (There, never thought I’d publicly endorse any song by Mariah Carey, but the world is definitely changing….!)
Next on our list of 10 Best Christmas Songs is …. Santa Baby There are loads of versions but we like this one by Eartha Kitt. http://youtu.be/DeNhjPaP53I
My family love Christmas! Hannah and Alex do a countdown, and that’s just to get to December 1st! At that point Christmas films, books and songs can be watched, read and listened to. Here’s a top 10, impossible to rank … Continue reading
Just received this email from Sara who has shared our homework tips on her blog. Follow the link for more helpful advice for parents. Thanks Sara 🙂 Hi Simon, My name is Sara Dawkins from “Nannypro.com“. We wanted to let you know … Continue reading
England’s exams regulator Ofqual has told the Education Secretary Michael Gove it has concerns over some of the changes he is bringing in to England’s exams system. GCSEs are being overhauled in England and from 2015 some are being replaced … Continue reading
Originally posted on Lucybird's Book Blog:
Children’s Hour is a new feature here at Lucybird’s Book Blog every Thursday where I’m looking at children’s picture books. As I work in a nursery I get plenty of opportunities to look…