Education

Easy activities for fine motor development

April 19, 2018

If you have ever googled ‘find motor’ or even just ‘kids activities’, you would have unearthed a mound of ideas for helping kids strengthen their…

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Yoga - children

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 – Journey by Aaron Becker

February 20, 2018

Journey is a book with a difference, in that it is a wordless picture story book. There is certainly a great story to be told…

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All About Me Activities

February 08, 2018

If you have a child starting out either in school at learning at home, chances are you are looking at activities that are on the…

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Mummy, Did You Miss Me? By Judy Hindley

February 06, 2018

  We’ve chosen ‘Mummy, Did You Miss Me?’ this week, because it ties in nicely with the books from the last two weeks. This is…

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Hubert Horatio The Millionaire Child Genius By Lauren Child

January 16, 2018

  This is a really divine story about how being rich does not necessarily mean having a lot of money. Summary: Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent…

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I Must Have Bobo By Eileen Rosenthal

October 31, 2017

  When my husband was young, he had a security blanket named Bobo; now our son has his own security blanket named Blankie. When I…

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I Wish You More By Amy Krouse Rosenthal

October 17, 2017

  A beautiful book for anyone who wants to express how much somebody means to them. Summary: There is no ‘story’, as such, to this…

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This is a ball By Beck and Matt Stanton

October 10, 2017

This is a ball was recognised as a ‘Notable Book’ at The Children’s Book of the Year Awards. The cover proclaims this to be a…

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Introduction to Telling Time (for the early years)

September 28, 2017

Being able to tell time on an analogue clock is quite a difficult, but incredibly useful skill. Most children are in middle primary school before…

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