Posts by Erin

Gardening activities for kids

November 23, 2017

This post is all about how you can get kids learning in the garden. You don’t need a lot of space for gardening activities with…

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The Giving Tree By Shel Silverstein

November 21, 2017

  I actually can’t believe we haven’t (until now) reviewed this absolute classic. The Giving Tree is such a beautiful book and when I recently…

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Family Fun – Create a Design Brief

November 09, 2017

One of the lesser-known text types that is bound to raise its head throughout your child’s schooling, is the design brief. This is basically an…

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The Pigeon Needs a Bath! by Mo Willems

November 07, 2017

  We have featured ‘The Pigeon Needs a Bath’ on our website a long time ago, but we’re revisiting it this week because our current…

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Fun Free Printables for the Younger Years

November 02, 2017

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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I Must Have Bobo By Eileen Rosenthal

October 31, 2017

  When my husband was young, he had a security blanket named Bobo; now our son has his own security blanket named Blankie. When I…

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Halloween ideas

October 26, 2017

If you grew up in Australia, you probably didn’t go trick or treating or even really recognise Halloween as a ‘thing’. However, our kids are…

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Ada Twist, Scientist By Andrea Beaty

October 24, 2017

  Some time ago we reviewed Rosie Revere, Engineer and we loved that book so much that we thought it was high time we review…

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World Geography – part 2

October 19, 2017

 Following on from our theme of ‘world geography’ last week, here’s another 5 activities to broaden your child’s knowledge of the wider world. Holiday planner…

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I Wish You More By Amy Krouse Rosenthal

October 17, 2017

  A beautiful book for anyone who wants to express how much somebody means to them. Summary: There is no ‘story’, as such, to this…

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