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The Clever Tortoise is an innovative company created out of the need for great resources to empower children with their learning. The tortoise and the hare story tells a child and a grown up that if you work hard and learning is slow steady and consistent you will be successful. Learning is a marathon not a sprint. But with the right method, tools and environment, it is like being a tortoise on a skateboard!

Fast Flip Race Track
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Crane Lift
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Crane Lift
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Wild Animal Puzzle and Play
Colour and Shape Sorter
Opportunities to play and learn

Opportunities to play and learn

When Colin was a hatchling he often joined his Mom to do the weekly shop. Watching his mom working out how much to pay and how much change to expect. Now we usually use contactless, pay for items online and so the chance to use money and work out quantities is lost. It’s a lost opportunity to practice our maths skills.
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Achievement

Achievement

At Shell HQ Colin has been giving some thought around achievement! So we know that this time is like no other, Colin believes that no child or parent should be under any pressure to do too much, children learn so effectively through play - our examples of learning through play will continue on our website and linked through our social media platforms. But what about achievement- when children are at school or the school term or in holiday times we often have a sense of milestones of achievements.
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Board games to learn skills

Board games to learn skills

After a week of homeschooling for some and the start of home schooling for others the demand on parents rises constantly!

A new guilt - are my children learning enough? Will they fall behind? How do I get them to sit at a table for a few hours every day and complete the work.

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