Posts by Erin

Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett

April 10, 2018

  Extra Yarn is a gorgeous story about kindness, generosity and a little bit of magic. I first came across this book when my daughter’s…

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Commonwealth Games Activity Ideas

April 05, 2018

The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games have begun, so we thought it might be time to get into the spirit of the Games and have some…

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Dolphin’s Triumph A Steve Parish Picture Book Story by Rebecca Johnson Photos by Steve Parish

April 03, 2018

    My children have always been really drawn to The Steve Parish books. They love animals (which kid doesn’t?) and the photos are really…

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Easter Egg Treasure Hunt Clues

March 29, 2018

Do you have an Easter tradition at your house? Or Easter activities you do each year? We do Easter egg hunts each year, hiding plenty…

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We’re All Wonders By R.J. Palacio

March 27, 2018

  We’re All Wonders is the picture story version of the 2012 novel, Wonder, written by the same author. In 2017, Wonder was made into…

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Mindful Matters

March 22, 2018

  Chances are, if you are the parent of a primary or secondary aged child in Australia, that you have heard the term ‘mindfulness’. You…

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Book Review: The Short and Incredibly Happy Life of Riley By Colin Thompson

March 20, 2018

Given that today is International Day of Happiness, we thought we’d feature an all-time favourite book on happiness: The Short and Incredibly Happy Life of Riley is…

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Little Explorers

March 15, 2018

  Children are often innately fascinated with history – and they love the concept of a place being discovered for the ‘first time’; not something…

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Max’s Math By Kate Banks

March 13, 2018

    Max’s Math is another wonderful book that allows for, and prompts, a great deal of learning beyond the pages. Summary: Max loves problem…

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Travelling With Kids – Camping Activities

March 08, 2018

With Easter holidays just over three weeks away, we know lots of you will be planning camping or caravanning trips. We love a bit of…

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