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What If An Elephant Married a Fridge?

If an elephant married a fridge you’d get an elephridge! This is what it might look like:

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Encourage Your Children To Have Fun With Alliteration

Alliteration is simply the repetition of words beginning with the same letter/sound.

Its hold on our senses begins as soon as we are made aware of language in childhood, with rhymes such as ‘Sing a Song of Sixpences’ and ‘A ring, a ring o’ roses’. Plus a host of alliterating characters from ‘Little Boy Blue’ to ‘Wee Willie Winkle’.

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If The World Was Crazy, What Might It Look Like?

Poetry is an important aspect of literacy in the national curriculum.

Children should explore different types of poetry and revisit them regularly through the school year.

They should be exposed to a wide range of good quality poems so that they can read, recite, share and enjoy them.

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