Education

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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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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Speaking in Front of an Audience – activities to build confidence

July 19, 2018

I was a shy kid, so the words ‘show and tell’ terrified me. I don’t think I really got the hang of public speaking until…

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World Geography – part 1

July 05, 2018

We often have parents telling us that they’d really like their children to have a better grasp of ‘world geography’. I remember, as a kid,…

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The world around me

June 21, 2018

Geography, maps, continents and countries. This is such a fascinating subject for many kids. We try to include as many activities as we can into…

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Endangered Animals

June 14, 2018

  Whether your children are at school or home educated, sustainability and environment studies are fun for both kids and grown ups. We can’t fit…

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Floor Games For The Whole Family

June 07, 2018

  I’m not sure whether or not you have noticed, but it’s cold outside; really, really cold. At this time of year, going out is…

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My Pop-Up Body Book By Jennie Maizels and William Petty

May 22, 2018

  This week, we’re changing pace a little and looking at a non-fiction book. We don’t often review non-fiction texts, but kids are usually fascinated…

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school-readiness

Five fun activities to learn shapes

April 26, 2018

If you have a child in the early years of schooling or home schooling, or even kindergarten, they have probably been learning to identify 2D…

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Alfred’s War By Rachel Bin Salleh

April 24, 2018

  Alfred’s War uses the character of Alfred George to tell an all-too-common and sadly forgotten story of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who…

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