Education

Procedural Writing Ideas

September 21, 2017

Throughout every year level of the primary curriculum, you are likely to encounter procedural texts. Your child will be asked to write a procedure for…

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English Activities for Active Kids

September 14, 2017

Last week, we shared five maths activities to appeal to active or sporty kids. This week, we’re sharing five activities relating to English or literacy,…

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Maths Activities for Active Kids

September 07, 2017

I have one very active child. He would much rather be outside running or kicking a ball then inside with pen and paper. So, as…

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How To Make Spelling Fun

March 02, 2017

  If you’re like us, you’ve settled into the start of a new school year – either in class or at home, and have weekly…

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How to teach telling time

How To Teach Your Child To Tell Time

February 23, 2017

How do you teach your child to tell time? It is a question we get asked all the time. (http://topnotchteaching.com/lesson-ideas/paper-plate-crafts) They really do need to…

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alphabet cards

Free literacy printables for the early years

February 02, 2017

  With the start of a new year, there are plenty of parents with curious pre-schoolers who are wondering how to come up with literacy…

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Book review

Book Review: Morris Has A Cold By Bernard Wiseman

November 29, 2016

Our book review this week is an oldie, but most definitely a goodie! Published in 1978, Morris Has A Cold was one of my childhood…

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Teacher gifts

Teacher Gift Ideas

November 24, 2016

.If you have kids at kindergarten or school, it’s time to talk teacher gifts. The end of the year is fast approaching and with only…

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Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge By Mem Fox

November 08, 2016

Our book review this week is a Mem Fox classic: Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge, brings tears to my eyes every time I read it. It…

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Belonging book review

Belonging By Jeannie Baker

October 11, 2016

Belonging is another wordless picture story book and a Jeannie Baker masterpiece! We love this book so much we even use it in one of…

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