Rachael Hartless


Scissors or sc-iss-ors as I have always said, since I was a child, to help me remember how to spell the word. Cutting with scissors can be tricky. So how can you help a child develop good scissor skills?  What do children need before they can cut and actually why do they need these skills? …

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Read Me a Story!

I love reading. One of my fondest memories growing up was reading under the covers in bed with a torch. I’d listen for my parents coming upstairs and would quickly turn off my torch. I mostly read Enid Blyton’s Famous five and the Secret seven and then later Malcolm Saville’s the Lone Pine club adventures. …

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