Because all children are natural learners!

Mimi’s Wheel is a 3-level course that gives teachers all the tools they need to successfully teach groups of energetic pre-primary learners. With engaging stories that pupils will instantly fall in love with and lots of support, teaching becomes both effective and enjoyable.

English Type
British English
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Written by Carol Read, the award-winning young learners expert, Mimi’s Wheel guarantees sound pedagogy that works in the classroom. Simple to implement teaching ideas supported by a series of teacher training videos by the author make learning fun for pupils and teachers alike.


Sparks curiosity

Curious Kids puts curiosity front and centre, with puzzles and games designed to unlock a curious mindset and cultivate a love of learning.

Unlocks creativity

From arts and crafts to problem-solving, these creative activities not only enhance students' language skills but also encourage self-expression and nurture innovation.


Robust vocabulary and grammar practice together with songs, videos and dialogue models of real-life situations develop skills and provide pupils with the building blocks they need to communicate with confidence.

Fosters collaboration

Stories that emphasize values and social and emotional learning, along with carefully staged group projects, model collaborative behaviour and help children develop essential cooperative learning skills, preparing them for real-world scenarios where teamwork is crucial for success.


Scaffolded tasks which support and guide students, and additional resources, are ideal for every ability classes and help to create a fully inclusive experience for children of all talents and learning needs

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Curious Kids is packed with engaging videos such as real-world videos featuring children in authentic situations which serve as effective models for communication and fascinating cross-curricular videos which ignite children’s curiosity about the world around us. Speaking videos which prepare pupils for the CYLE exam speaking tests, animated songs and stories which all children are sure to love, quiz videos and many, many more!



Navio is a digital platform which provides teachers with a seamless transition between the coursebook and digital activities. It also makes learning more engaging for young learners who achieve rewards by completing game-based language activities.

Pupil's Book with Digital Pupil's Book and Navio App

This blended solution consists of the print Student’s Book and Digital Student's Book with interactive activities as well as course audio and video. The Navio App with additional gamified practice encourages repetition of activities, leading to better language acquisition.

Digital Pupil's Book with Digital Activity Book and Navio App

This fully digital solution enables teachers to take teaching online instantly and confidently. It provides access to Digital Pupil’s Book, Digital Activity Book and Navio App.

Activity Book with Digital Activity Book

With this blended solution of the print and digital version of the Activity Book consolidating the language and concepts introduced in the Pupil’s Book,  learners can practise online or in the classroom.

Teacher's Book with Teacher's App

The Teacher's Book is interleaved with the pages of the Pupil's Book. It includes carefully structured lesson plans, detailed teaching notes and teaching tips. The Teacher's App provides access to the Classroom Presentation Kit and Teacher's Resource Center with additional, downloadable teaching and learning materials.

Digital Teacher's Book with Teacher's App

The Digital version of the Teacher’s Book helps to save time with teaching notes for each lesson. The App allows teachers to see the scores that their students have achieved on digital activities from across the different components of the course. It provides access to the Classroom Presentation Kit, the Digital Workbook, the Wellness eBook, the Teacher’s Resource, the ePlanner and the Navio App.


Curious Kids comes with the Student’s app on Navio. The immersive 3D worlds on this digital platform offer students a highly motivating way to practice and review their language, in class or at home. Learners receive immediate feedback on their progress and a fun reward system encourages them to complete the game-based activities.


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Discover Curious Kids with our co-author, Mark Ormerod

Join Mark, for a quick tour of Curious Kids. Find out what makes this course a MUST for curious learners!

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