Posts by Erin

When the Love of Learning Fades – 6 tips to re-engage your child

January 24, 2019

The majority of young children love to learn. They are like sponges, soaking up as much information as possible. Most also love going to school…

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Look, There’s a Hippopotamus in the Playground Eating Cake By Hazel Edwards

January 22, 2019

  A fun, reassuring book about starting school, ‘Look, There’s a Hippopotamus in the Playground Eating Cake’, would be a great one to read with…

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School Readiness – ten tips

January 17, 2019

Maybe your kids are heading into conventional school, maybe you’re planning your homeschool set-up for the year ahead. Either way, we thought a few ‘school…

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I’m Australian Too By Mem Fox

January 15, 2019

  Australia Day is just around the corner and even for those of us who struggle a little with celebrating this on the date we…

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Teaching your child to read – practical tips

January 10, 2019

  Teaching your child to read, or helping them improve their reading can be one of the most difficult and daunting educational tasks a parent…

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A Tale of Potential – Author Unknown

January 08, 2019

  What a strange little book this is; no author or illustrator listed, no publishing details, nothing, just a cute, simple tale of potential. Summary:…

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Christmas Cooking With Kids

December 20, 2018

I say ‘Christmas Cooking’ but if truth be told, what my kids really want is for me to do some cooking and then let them…

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Queen Victoria’s Christmas By Jackie French and Bruce Whatley

December 18, 2018

  A Christmas book with a history lesson thrown in? Now that’s very us! Summary: This story is set in the 1840s, in Queen Victoria’s…

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Christmas craft for kids – part 2

December 13, 2018

Last week, we gave you 5 easy Christmas craft ideas. We promised another 5, in case your kids are still wanting some more glittery, festive…

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Christmas book

The Polar Express By Chris Van Allsburg

December 11, 2018

  Most of you are probably very familiar with The Polar Express as both a book and a movie. It is an absolute classic and…

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