Posts by Erin

How to teach telling time

How To Teach Your Child To Tell Time

August 30, 2018

How do you teach your child to tell time? It is a question we get asked all the time. They really do need to understand…

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Cat and Fish By Joan Grant

August 28, 2018

  Cat and Fish was first published in 2003, and was awarded ‘Picture Book of the Year’. It is a no-frills book about unlikely friendships…

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Find Your Treasure

August 23, 2018

We are in the midst of one the most exciting weeks on the calendar – Book Week! Your kids might be dressing up for school,…

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Jenny Angel By Margaret Wild

August 21, 2018

  Jenny Angel is certainly not a light-hearted story and it is not one to read for enjoyment or fun, but it is beautiful and,…

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Show Me The Money!

August 16, 2018

Kids are often fascinated with money. Is it something we’ve handed down through the ages? This love of shiny little pieces of gold? Although, my…

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Just Another Ordinary Day By Rod Clement

August 14, 2018

    Just Another Ordinary Day was a short-listed book in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards. It is a highly imaginative picture story…

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My Measurement Journal

August 09, 2018

We’re on our second week of measurement themed activities. Well, since we’re on a roll, we thought, ‘why not?!’ This week, we have another free…

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The Little Refugee By Anh Do and Suzanne Do

August 07, 2018

    The Little Refugee is the picture story version of Anh Do’s The Happiest Refugee. Both books are brilliant; with The Happiest Refugee being…

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Marvellous Measurement

August 02, 2018

We’re all about ‘measurement’ activities this month! Our upcoming Brilliant Boxes for Levels (grades) 1 and 3 include measurement as part of the maths activities – so…

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Goodnight, Mice! By Frances Watts

July 31, 2018

  Why is it that no matter how tired our children are at the end of the day, they become wide awake when it’s time…

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