Posts by Erin

Show Me The Money!

August 16, 2018

Kids are often fascinated with money. Is it something we’ve handed down through the ages? This love of shiny little pieces of gold? Although, my…

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Just Another Ordinary Day By Rod Clement

August 14, 2018

    Just Another Ordinary Day was a short-listed book in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards. It is a highly imaginative picture story…

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My Measurement Journal

August 09, 2018

We’re on our second week of measurement themed activities. Well, since we’re on a roll, we thought, ‘why not?!’ This week, we have another free…

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The Little Refugee By Anh Do and Suzanne Do

August 07, 2018

    The Little Refugee is the picture story version of Anh Do’s The Happiest Refugee. Both books are brilliant; with The Happiest Refugee being…

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Marvellous Measurement

August 02, 2018

We’re all about ‘measurement’ activities this month! Our upcoming Brilliant Boxes for Levels (grades) 1 and 3 include measurement as part of the maths activities – so…

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Goodnight, Mice! By Frances Watts

July 31, 2018

  Why is it that no matter how tired our children are at the end of the day, they become wide awake when it’s time…

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Brilliant Boxes – all your questions answered!

July 26, 2018

Hello! We have recently had so many new friends joining The Sunshine Collective online, on Facebook, Instagram and getting in touch with us by email.…

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How to Heal a Broken Wing By Bob Graham

July 24, 2018

    How to Heal a Broken Wing is a beautiful story about kindness and compassion – two of our favourite things! Summary: When a…

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Speaking in Front of an Audience – activities to build confidence

July 19, 2018

I was a shy kid, so the words ‘show and tell’ terrified me. I don’t think I really got the hang of public speaking until…

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Family Forest By Kim Kane

July 17, 2018

  This is a great book for opening up a dialogue about the ways in which our families and our personal situations are all different,…

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