Five Minute Mum: Time For School

Five Minute Mum: Time For School

Easy, fun five-minute games to support Reception and Key Stage 1 children through their first years at school


Ideal for early years to KS1 children who are starting or are already at Reception and KS1 primary school.

Phonics! Number sentences! Reading schemes! School uniforms! Daisy Upton has two children, and used to be a teaching assistant, so is more than familiar with the reality of being a parent.

This book is packed full of games and activities to help children feel confident and excited about learning. They -and you! - will get help with letters, numbers and everything in between.

Daisy's games only take five minutes to set up and five minutes to tidy up you can support them at home without wanting to bang your head on the kitchen table.

'I love Five Minute Mum - she's come up with games that are fun and educational' The Unmumsy Mum

Also available:

Five Minute Mum: Give Me Five
Five Minute Mum: On the Go



About the author

Daisy Upton

Once upon a time, Daisy Upton was a Teaching Assistant working in schools, where she drank hot cups of tea. But when she had her own children, she found she never quite managed to drink a brew while it was still remotely warm. So she started putting her TA skills to good use and coming up with five-minute games, not only to support her children's learning, but also to buy her time for that cuppa. She shared those games online and it turned out quite a few other people wanted to join in too. Daisy now has a large social media following, a website and four books, including a bestseller. Daisy likes to celebrate this fact by eating large quantities of chocolate oranges and creme eggs (season dependant), and dancing in the kitchen.
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