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My Favourite 2018 Reads (YA and MF)

My Favourite 2018 Reads (YA and MF)

I know I’m a little late, but I really want to share some of my favourite books of 2018. Heaps of cool books came out last year, and I don’t want you to miss them!

Today, I’ll start with young adult and middle fiction, and I’ll follow up in a few days with more.

I loved SO many more books than the selection below, but these are some of my absolute favourite reads — ones that call to me, begging to be explored again and again.

Click on the links for full reviews of the books!

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Alphabet Games: Alphabet Hide and Seek

Alphabet Games: Alphabet Hide and Seek

I am about to set off on a teach-my-four-year-old-the-alphabet journey. We are all over numbers, but the alphabet thing just hasn't clicked for Little Miss Four.

Now, I'm definitely not one of those mums who wants their kids to be reading novels by the time they start preschool, but I am one of those mums who likes to spend some of the day playing games with the kids. So why not make some of those games about learning as well as fun? 

Well, that's what I think anyway!

So...

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Easy DIY Ring Toss Game

Easy DIY Ring Toss Game

Ring toss is a great game for kids. It's easy enough for even really young kids to play, but you can make it harder (for the older kids) very easily. Aiming is also a really important skill, so while they are having fun they are also learning something useful.

And you don't need to spend $20 and up on a ring toss game. You can make one in ten minutes (with stuff you probably already have at home), and it's just as good. Here's how...

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