For centuries, mums have just been saying the strangest things – weird sayings, old wives' tales, or superstitious beliefs that have been passed down for generations that you wouldn't dare question, because Mum would give you the "look" if you dared to ever challenge her. A lot of these superstitions revolved around health, whether it be a remedy or just preventative measures to take so that you wouldn't get sick. For the most part, we all grew to be healthy adults, so it seemed that maybe mum knew what she was talking about… but DID SHE REALLY? It is time to finally debunk some of these myths.
One of The Boy's favourite games to play is 'Eye-Spy'. And putting aside the internal groans that every parents experiences when this game is mentioned, it is a wonderful activity to help promote literacy skills and children's phonological awareness. Identifying the initial letter or sound of a word (onset) is so important to help children with their spellings, and it's good fun too!
We've been challenged by Innocent Smoothies to find something which depicts a specific letter of the alphabet, using the new set of magnets available on promotional packs.