Welcome to Katie's Blog

  • Anxiety: what is it, what does it look like and how can we help.

    In this blog, I would like to talk about anxiety: what it is, what it looks like and most importantly ways we can help our children to deal with it...
  • The best apps and books to support your child’s Mental Health!

    We have recently been working on a wide range of SEN (Special Educational Need) and Mental Health boxes for Adults and in doing so we have come acr...
  • 6 ways to help your child when they worry!

    In this latest blog post we discuss 6 ways to help your child when they worry.  We all worry! Everybody worries!  I had Harry this evening in floo...
  • Learning to tell the time!

      Telling the time is a key skill your child will be taught in stages during primary school. It is a core Maths skill in the National Curriculum b...
  • Making sense of our children's emotions and feelings!

    I think our Harry has about 10 different zillion billion emotions everyday poor chap!    Everything that we do and every thought that we have come...
  • Let's talk Children and Young People's Mental Health

      Let's start by answering simply what it means to have a mental health problem.  So a mental health problem is a change in thought, mood and/or b...
  • Screen Time - How do we find the right balance?

    Screen Time - How do we find the right balance? Thank you so much for all your messages about screen time: what devices you have at home, what the...
  • The importance of talking and listening to our children!

    My next Katie’s Classroom project is all about conversation and how we can start conversations with our children to support their mental health! ...
  • How to help your child write a fantastic fairytale!

    Writing fairy tales It is often claimed that Albert Einstein once said, “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If...
  • How to keep your child safe on the Internet!

    With school closures, remote learning and self-isolation in place across most of the world, many children are getting even more screen-time than us...
  • How to help your child develop their handwriting skills!

    When your child is 3 or 4 years old they will, without realising it, develop their fine motor skills, which is essentially their ability to make m...
  • 7 Fun Ways to Help your Child learn their Times Tables and Division Facts!

    Your child might be starting to learn their times tables this year and you might be wondering how you can help them at home. There are so many fun...