Posts by Erin

Fun with a 100s chart

February 15, 2018

Do you have a 100s chart at home? Maybe your kids use one in the classroom? To be honest, it often sits on a wall,…

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The Shape of My Heart By Mark Sperring

February 13, 2018

  The Shape of My Heart is a picture book for a younger audience. It looks at the various shapes that make up our world…

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All About Me Activities

February 08, 2018

If you have a child starting out either in school at learning at home, chances are you are looking at activities that are on the…

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Mummy, Did You Miss Me? By Judy Hindley

February 06, 2018

  We’ve chosen ‘Mummy, Did You Miss Me?’ this week, because it ties in nicely with the books from the last two weeks. This is…

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Free literacy printables for the early years

February 01, 2018

  With the start of a new year, there are plenty of parents with curious pre-schoolers who are wondering how to come up with literacy…

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First Day By Andrew Daddo

January 30, 2018

  This is the second of two books we’re reviewing, with the theme of starting school. Some schools have already started back for the year,…

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Easy Science Experiments To Do At Home

January 25, 2018

Do your kids love science experiments? Mine do! We have a bookshelf of ‘making’ books, a couple of which are dedicated to science experiments. While…

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My First Day at School By Meredith Costain

January 23, 2018

  In about a week, many of you, including one of us here at The Sunshine Collective, will be sending a little one off to…

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Getting Ready For School

January 18, 2018

We’re just over halfway through school holidays, here. It’s lovely. It would be lovelier if the kids slept past 6.30am, but the slow mornings are…

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Hubert Horatio The Millionaire Child Genius By Lauren Child

January 16, 2018

  This is a really divine story about how being rich does not necessarily mean having a lot of money. Summary: Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent…

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