Posts by Erin

Clancy and Millie and the Very Fine House By Libby Gleeson

October 23, 2018

  The first thing that made me pick up this book, was the very-familiar illustrations, done by Freya Blackwood, of The Runaway Hug, another Sunshine…

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Fun Free Printables for the Younger Years

October 18, 2018

Fun Free Printables! At this time of year, a lot of school age kids are getting a bit tired and winding down from studies. In…

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Way Home By Libby Hathorn

October 16, 2018

  Although the direction in which this book is heading, may well be obvious to an adult, it will most likely surprise children and create…

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Australian Halloween – Tips

October 11, 2018

How to do an Australian Halloween Halloween in Australia hasn’t really been much of a ‘thing’. However, our kids are increasingly aware of it with…

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Oh The Places You’ll Go! By Dr. Seuss

October 09, 2018

  The first time I read Oh The Places You’ll Go! was when I was 22 and about to embark on my overseas adventures. A…

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Why I Encourage My Children to be Bored

October 04, 2018

As parents we want our children to be happy. I mean, that’s basically the number one goal, right? Happy and healthy, and they won’t be…

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The Hero of Little Street By Gregory Rogers

October 02, 2018

  Apparently The Hero of Little Street is the third book in the Boy Bear series from Gregory Rogers and I think I’ll have to…

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Camping Activities for Kids

September 27, 2018

Top 12 Camping Activities for Kids Our Sunshine Collective families are old enough for some fun family camping and caravanning holidays, so we’ve all headed…

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The Quinkins By Percy Trezise and Dick Roughsey

September 25, 2018

  I’m not even sure this book is still available in stores, but every now and then I stumble across a copy and it takes…

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Free literacy printables for the early years

September 20, 2018

  With pre-school enrolments and ‘transition days’ underway, there are plenty of parents with curious pre-schoolers who are wondering how to come up with literacy…

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