Am interested in any comments anyone has about small blowup swimming pools. I am looking for something that can be used by 3yo and 2yo on warm days for a bit of fun (ie not serious swimming). Toys R Us have a sale this week on an Intex 8ft Clearview Easy Set Pool which looks ideal.
Issues around children learning to read are rarely out of the news. Which is hardly surprising – becoming a successful reader is of paramount importance in improving a child's life chances. Nor is it surprising that reading creates a virtuous circle: the more you read the better you become. But what may come as a surprise is that reading to dogs is gaining popularity as a way of addressing concerns about children's reading.