Posts by Erin

Procedural Writing Ideas

September 21, 2017

Throughout every year level of the primary curriculum, you are likely to encounter procedural texts. Your child will be asked to write a procedure for…

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You’re Mean, Lily Jean By Frieda Wishinsky

September 19, 2017

  If you are looking for a book to start a conversation about how to be a good friend, look no further! Summary: Carly and…

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English Activities for Active Kids

September 14, 2017

Last week, we shared five maths activities to appeal to active or sporty kids. This week, we’re sharing five activities relating to English or literacy,…

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Henny By Elizabeth Rose Stanton

September 12, 2017

  This is a story that reminds us of the importance of accepting ourselves, just as we are, and finding ways to work with our…

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Maths Activities for Active Kids

September 07, 2017

I have one very active child. He would much rather be outside running or kicking a ball then inside with pen and paper. So, as…

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The Memory Tree By Britta Teckentrup

September 05, 2017

  This book would be perfect for anyone wanting to open a dialogue about life and death. I can well imagine seeking out this one…

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Card Games For the Whole Family

August 31, 2017

  Every time we go camping, I throw in a pack of cards. I have all these great intentions of using them in some fun…

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Why I Love My Daddy – In the words of children – Illustrated by Daniel Howarth

August 29, 2017

  With Fathers’ Day this coming Sunday (there’s still time to shop!!) we thought we would review our favourite ‘Daddy’ book! Summary: Each page of…

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Easy Science Experiments To Do At Home – part 2

August 24, 2017

Do your kids love science experiments? Mine do! With National Science Week upon us (12-20 August), we are revisiting our favourite science experiments to do…

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The Book of Mistakes By Corinna Luyken

August 22, 2017

  A beautifully simple picture story book about how sometimes our mistakes can actually turn out to be our greatest successes. Summary: The narrator of…

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