The Pixie Van Dimple Rap!

We are hoping to start working with the students this week on Pixie Van Dimple’s  recycle rap! It’s called ‘Recycle Wrap (Circularity!)’ – can’t wait to see how it goes! It is No Pens Day on Wednesday so we are focusing on oracy and speech !Rap is a fantastic form of self expression for our students with speech and language difficulties . AndContinue reading “The Pixie Van Dimple Rap!”

Pixie Van Dimple deliberates…

On the subject of #English and #Technology ..Reading widely and often increases pupils’ vocabulary because they encounter words they would rarely hear or use in everyday speech. Children (in years 5 & 6) should.. understand what they read by: checking that the book makes sense to them, discussing their understanding and exploring the meaning ofContinue reading “Pixie Van Dimple deliberates…”

Pixie Van Dimple takes part in The Sue Atkins Book Club Book Fair!!

The most wonderful thing happened recently! Yes! The Sue Atkins Book Club had it’s very own Book Fair! All us authors had a chance to present our books in a unique experience for us all. Hosted by Ian Gilbert of Independent Thinking, it was an invaluable opportunity to showcase our books, both for children andContinue reading “Pixie Van Dimple takes part in The Sue Atkins Book Club Book Fair!!”

Pixie Van Dimple Tech Wordsearch!

Got a challenge for you kids! Yes! A wordsearch puzzle! You need to check out the list below and see if you can find the words which may appear vertically, horizontally diagonally, backwards or forwards! You can do it! All the words in the wordsearch can be found in Pixie’s book! How many can youContinue reading “Pixie Van Dimple Tech Wordsearch!”

Pixie Van Dimple Reflects…..

Pixie Van Dimple wants to empower children across the world, inspire them and give out some positive energy ! We hope that you are all enjoying the summer and feeling hopeful about the future.. Take time out for a few minutes, take a few deep breaths and always remember….. Children – have fun, play withContinue reading “Pixie Van Dimple Reflects…..”

Pixie Van Dimple needs your help children…!

Pixie Van Dimple needs to enlist ALL you children out there, who are passionate about changing the world, sharing ideas and making a difference! She knows that you all care; about the environment, climate change, pollution, recycling and sustainability, animal welfare, animal cruelty and bad farming practices for example – and having a VOICE! PixieContinue reading “Pixie Van Dimple needs your help children…!”

Pixie Van Dimple and the Wrong Kind of Wind

Lynn McAllister Should I gobble it up?  thought Pixie Van Dimple? Who’s going to know ?  Do I REALLY care? Just a minuscule (adjective: small, tiny) mouthful of milky chocolate  Cannot cataclysmically TRANSFORM ME into an  ‘evil saboteur’? Can’t make me a really bad person!!! Translation!  Cataclysmically, adverb Means in a violently destructive manner, whichContinue reading “Pixie Van Dimple and the Wrong Kind of Wind”

Polymer Pixie and Plastic Pollution

Guess who came to school today on World Ocean Day to talk to the students about plastic waste?! Yes polymer Pixie made out of plastic waste ! It was great to chat about how we are going to deal with the volume of plastic waste and how companies like Prevented Ocean Plastic are collecting oceanboundContinue reading “Polymer Pixie and Plastic Pollution”