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Settling children at new workshops

From time to time at Inkpots, children come to holiday workshops not knowing anybody else, and our way of doing things is new to them too. Over the years, I have developed a few strategies for settling new children in, especially those who are a little anxious. I have pulled some of these ideas together […]

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A few notes on writing book reviews

At Inkpots, we have a page on this website called ‘Inkplots’ which is a space for us all to write book reviews. Here are some notes which I hope for the Inkpots children for when they are putting a review together, but I hope that these notes will be encourage other children too to review […]

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Introducing Inkpots Inc

Last week, I wrote a blog about the struggles I had faced about trying to get the new Inkpots online club off the ground. It has taken some doing and if you missed the post, you can catch up here. Now I’m ready to share with you the way that the package for Inkpots Inc […]

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Slated by Teri Terry – review by Keziah

Slated is a gripping tale the whole way through. When I read a book, I often really like the beginning and the ending, but hate the middle! But I loved every bit of this book! Slated is about Kyla whose memory has been erased, her personality wiped blank, her memories lost for ever. She’s been Slated. […]

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Swan Boy by Nikki Sheehan

I was lucky enough to hear Nikki Sheehan talk about writing last year and so was looking forward to reading Swan Boy a lot! I wasn’t disappointed! Swan Boy tells the story of Johnny and how he and his mum and brother have been affected by the sudden death of his father. They have had […]

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