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ūüéČ We are Winners! ūüéČ Small Business of the Year Award 2021 by the Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce

November 19, 2021

We are so delighted that WordUnited has won the Small Business of the Year Award 2021 by the Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce! WordUnited is also the finalist for two awards: the Online Business of the Year Award and the Digital Transformation Award! We congratulate all the finalists and wish them a successful year ahead! Our […]

‚ú® Giveaway time! ‚ú® Win a set of beautiful Elmer Books! – CLOSED

October 7, 2021

‚ú® “Elmer Books” Giveaway ‚ú® with WordUnited and Andersen Press. ūüĆą These colourful picture books about everyone‚Äôs favourite patchwork elephant are known to millions. Their subtle message ‚Äď that it is OK to be different ‚Äď has made these tales must-reads for every bookshelf. ūüĆą Head to our Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook page and WIN […]

‚ú® WIN Hape Monster Math Scale: “Math Made Fun with Monsters” Giveaway – CLOSED ‚ú®

September 15, 2021

‚ú® “Math Made Fun with Monsters” Giveaway ‚ú® with WordUnited and Hape. Win this adorable Monster Math Scale and join funny monster family to learn about basic mathematics including weights, measurements, and balance! Cute monster family-themed weighing scale with weights Includes 9 larger weights and 11 small soft weights Great for learning about simple addition […]

Free Resources for Schools & Nurseries

✨ £100,000 Free Resources Campaign for Schools & Nurseries ✨

July 13, 2021

WordUnited wants to help schools & nurseries by donating ¬£100,000 worth of free learning resources for Literacy, Numeracy, Languages and Mindfulness, delivered FREE of charge!* As one of the largest educational supplier and booksellers in Staffordshire, WordUnited¬†always aims to¬†deliver exceptional learning resources and toys¬†that¬†assist the development of children¬†both in¬†schools and at home. We¬†believe learning and […]

Mindfulness Activities for Kids

7 Mindfulness Activities for Kids

June 4, 2021

Mindfulness is¬†described¬†by the¬†NHS¬†as an awareness of paying more attention to¬†the present moment, including your thoughts, feelings and the world around you. Developing such an awareness may help to improve mental wellbeing.¬†¬† Mindfulness can be practiced by people of all ages, including children.¬†The website¬†mindful.org¬†details how¬†mindfulness¬†can¬†help¬†children¬†to cope with challenges and stress,¬†whilst¬†also¬†building confidence¬†and¬†improving¬†concentration.¬†Read¬†below¬†to discover seven¬†mindfulness activities for¬†kids¬†in KS2.¬†¬† […]

7 Art Ideas for Kids on International Dot Day

September 15, 2020

Celebrate¬†International Dot Day¬†on and around¬†15th (ish) September 2020! This joyous day is¬†based upon¬†The Dot, a fantastic picture book written by Peter H. Reynolds inspiring kids to¬†celebrate their creativity. This charming, award-winning story highlights the importance of self-expression¬†and looking at life (and art) differently.¬†Discover a range of fun art ideas for kids in this blogpost for […]

7 Engaging Reading Books for Children

September 3, 2020

Love reading? This Sunday 6th September is National Read a Book Day 2020, a perfect opportunity to encourage little ones to read! In the blogpost, discover a book for every child to meet individual interests and needs. See inside a variety of kids‚Äô reading books in the above video and read more about each book […]

7 Phonics Play Activities for Tricky Words

August 7, 2020

When it comes to teaching tricky words in phonics, it can seem like a challenge! This is because tricky words do not conform to normal phonics rules – you cannot sound out the word. In fact, if you did sound out the word, it would sound rather nonsensical. Children must therefore learn to recognise the […]

7 Tips for Kids Learning Spanish

July 24, 2020

For kids learning a second language, the benefits extend beyond being able to converse in more than one language. As explained in this article, bilingual children may experience improved cognitive development such as problem solving and logical thinking skills. This is due to bilingual children‚Äôs brains actively switching between two different language systems. Bilingual and […]

7 Weather Activities for Kids

July 17, 2020

Come rain or shine, learning about the weather can be fun! In the video above and blogpost below, you will find a range of learning tips to teach kids about the weather. Plus, each activity supports both school and home learning.¬†¬† 1. Rainbow Crafts for Kids Make learning about the weather extra fun with rainbows! […]

7 Ways to Learn with Educational Games

July 10, 2020

Educational games for kids¬†unite learning and playing, alongside enhancing brain function and creativity.¬†They can also be a happy, stress-relieving activity for children to enjoy.¬†Discover a range of excellent educational games for kids¬†in the learning video above and the blogpost below.¬†¬† 1. DIY Memory Games Let‚Äôs begin with a crafty option that you (or your child) […]

7 Fun Counting Activities for Kids

July 3, 2020

Teaching your child how to count? Learning to count is one of the first mathematical concepts that children acquire and forms the foundations for later mathematical skills, such as addition and subtraction. As explained in this BBC article, a study from Johns Hopkins University found that children as young as 14 months can understand the […]

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