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Book Swap April 2022

Welcome to this month’s Bring Back Paper activity, a lovely book swap. You must know by now that I adore a book swap! Books are the best, so sharing them around always makes me smile.  If you haven’t tried this activity before, the idea behind the book swap is really simple and easy for anyone …

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Mail Art Using Magazines

If you watched my YouTube video last week, you’ll know that lovely Angie sent me some pretty mail and she’d used a magazine cutting to decorate the envelope. It reminded me that I love to do this, so today I wanted to share with you a few simple tips for creating mail art using magazines.  …

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Book Readalong April 2022

Welcome to this month’s book readalong! As you know, I absolutely love the book readalong, it’s always one of my favourite #BringBackPaper activities.  If you’ve yet to join in with one of these readalongs, let me tell you a little more about it and tempt you to join us. The book readalong is an easy …

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Why Have A Pen Pal?

This is a question that I get asked as I love having pen pals, and it’s a question that I’d imagine a few of you ask yourself too. Should I take the plunge and get myself a pen pal or two? What would it be like? Why have a pen pal? Let’s explore this one …

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