Posts by Erin

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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Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World By Kate Pankhurst

March 06, 2018

  If you are looking for a book to inspire a girl in your life (including yourself) this is most definitely it! Summary: Kate Pankhurst,…

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Teaching your child to read – practical tips

March 01, 2018

  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 World of Your Own By Laura Carlin

February 27, 2018

  A World of Your Own is so much more than just a story; it is approximately a week’s worth of activities and project ideas…

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Fun ideas for teaching times tables

February 22, 2018

My son is at the age where his teachers are encouraging us to start teaching times tables. I think most parents have an inward groan…

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