Posts by Erin

Five activities to learn shapes

July 20, 2017

If you have a child in the early years of schooling or home schooling, or even kindergarten, they have probably been learning to identify 2D…

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A Literary Bestiary Words and Illustrations by Tasha J Miller

July 18, 2017

  Don’t you love discovering great books for kids in unlikely places? Last week, whilst on holidays in Hepburn, Victoria, my family and I visited…

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Rainy Day Games

July 13, 2017

Winter can be challenging with young children; lots of days spent cooped up inside, no park visits to get the wriggles out and only so…

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Mr McGee and the Big Bag of Bread By Pamela Allen

July 11, 2017

  A fun, rhyming story about why, sometimes, rules are there for a reason! Summary: Mr McGee wakes up one morning and decides to go…

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Celebrating Halves!

July 06, 2017

We have officially reached the halfway point of 2017. I can’t quite believe it, but it’s true – this year is half over. In fact,…

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Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls By Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo

July 04, 2017

This amazing book of non-fiction stories is an absolute must for all bookshelves – particularly those owned by little (or big) girls. Summary: The book…

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Brilliant Holiday Ideas

School Holiday Activities

June 29, 2017

  School holidays are again upon us! I don’t know about you, but I am seriously excited about two weeks off from making packed lunches…

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The Day the Crayons Quit By Drew Daywalt

June 27, 2017

  If you’re looking for a fun way to introduce your child to letter writing and persuasive texts, look no further! Summary: Duncan’s crayons are…

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Playlist for Mums – our top 21 for June

June 22, 2017

Around 6 weeks ago, we gave you what was then our ‘Top 21’ – what we had on our music playlist for getting through housework, doing…

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Would you rather… By John Burningham

June 20, 2017

      Decisions, decisions. ‘Would you rather…’ is a simple story book, packed full of questions to really get you and your children thinking.…

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