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Episode Choose your story app

Episode Choose your story app

My girls discovered this one after hearing about it from friends. This seems to be the modern version of the “choose your own adventure” books I had as a child! I tried to explain how you had to turn to a certain page number for different choices…but...
Storybird.com

Storybird.com

We used this app many years ago, where the girls made their own simple “book” on the ipad I think. Now I look into it again, it seems to have changed a lot, but am making a note here to look back into it. It is based on a membership model but has a free...
Jolly Baby Club : English kids videos

Jolly Baby Club : English kids videos

Jolly Baby Club is a YouTube channel with bright, colourful videos in English: Classic nursery rhymes such as Wheels on the Bus, Old MacDonald had a farm, Five Little Ducks and more will keep the little ones entertained. You can visit the YouTube channel here:...
English and accents

English and accents

When learning English, accents can be a challenge!  Truseneye92 on YouTube does a fantastic example of many different accents in this video below. What’s been interesting for me, raising two bilingual children, is that though I speak with an Australian accent,...
Duolingo

Duolingo

I’ve been using this app to practice and improve my Dutch but it’s perfect for those wanting to learn English too (or one of several other languages).  Have you tried Duolingo yet? https://www.duolingo.com...
One Globe Kids

One Globe Kids

I’m super proud to say I know the person behind this amazing app personally.  Anne is an American who lives in The Hague with her Dutch husband and 3 little boys. The video below describes this cool concept.  My girls (and I!) love it. You can find out all about...
Hairy Maclary

Hairy Maclary

One of our all time favourite series of books is the Hairy Maclary stories.  By New Zealand author Lynley Dodd, these are all about a fiesty little terrier, Hairy Maclary, and his friends. Full details on all the books are on...
Dr Seuss

Dr Seuss

Nearly every English-speaker would know Dr. Seuss.  An American writer and illustrator, he is behind several of the most popular children’s books, selling over 600 million copies.  Read more about him over on Wikipedia:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dr._Seuss...
Education.com

Education.com

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