Education

Teaching Kindness

Teach Your Kids: Be Kind. Be Compassionate.

September 08, 2016

Let’s talk about ‘compassion education’.  We’ve heard lots of parents asking how to teach kids to be kind and compassionate; it can be tricky in…

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Pig the Pug by Aaron Blabey

September 06, 2016

  Pig the Pug is one of those books I have seen around pretty much everywhere, but have never actually read; until just last week.…

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Olympic Games Activity Ideas

August 04, 2016

Are your kids starting to get excited about the Olympic Games coming up? Ours certainly are! So, instead of having them just watch it on…

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Book Review – The Red Balloon by A. Lamorisse

July 19, 2016

The Red Balloon was actually first a film, released in 1956 and the author, A Lamorisse is a French film director. He wrote the screenplay…

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Homework in Primary School – Yes or No?

June 16, 2016

The homework debate continues to rage on, with people lined up at one end advocating no homework whatsoever, and parents clamouring to tutoring centres and instilling…

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The Very Cranky bear by Nick Bland

June 14, 2016

The Very Cranky Bear is no doubt one you are already familiar with, but considering the depth of our love for it here at The Sunshine…

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Special situation books

Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! By Melanie Walsh

January 05, 2016

  Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! has a quote on the cover which reads: “A valuable step in celebrating the Asperger’s child” – Massachusetts…

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