If you go down to the woods today….

Teddy bear books Last week we went to a teddy bear’s picnic with the local twins club. Luckily the rain held off and all the teddys and twins had a lovely day. It encouraged me to dig out a few old favourite teddy themed books.  Teddy Bears Picnic by Mark Burgess These stories are lovely with sweet illustrations of the teddies doing every day things and is suitable for 2-4 year olds. Teddy Bear’s Picnic has fold out flaps which have a different song or nursery rhyme.         Teddy Time by Mark Burgess One Little Bear is a counting book where you can count the teddies and everything else on each page. I could recite Teddy Time by heart. It tells a simple story of planning a party with a clock to tell the time. 2-4 year olds Where’s my teddy by Jez Alborough A classic book, which is very funny and entertaining. You can read it many times and it retains it’s charm. The only problem is the rhythm and rhyme are so strong it keeps running through your head. I was given a copy of the second book, My Friend Bear, this week and it is equally fabulous. It’s a little bit more sentimental with a happy resolution, that finishes the story nicely. 1-5 year olds  We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael...

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