educational activities

Fun Free Printables for the Younger Years

October 18, 2018

Fun Free Printables! At this time of year, a lot of school age kids are getting a bit tired and winding down from studies. In…

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alphabet cards

Free literacy printables for the early years

September 20, 2018

  With pre-school enrolments and ‘transition days’ underway, there are plenty of parents with curious pre-schoolers who are wondering how to come up with literacy…

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Create an Octable!

September 13, 2018

We are having a lot of fun with ‘octables’ at home. My son’s teacher introduced it to us and we’re finding it to be a…

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How to teach telling time

How To Teach Your Child To Tell Time

August 30, 2018

How do you teach your child to tell time? It is a question we get asked all the time. They really do need to understand…

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Find Your Treasure

August 23, 2018

We are in the midst of one the most exciting weeks on the calendar – Book Week! Your kids might be dressing up for school,…

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Show Me The Money!

August 16, 2018

Kids are often fascinated with money. Is it something we’ve handed down through the ages? This love of shiny little pieces of gold? Although, my…

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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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Brilliant Boxes – all your questions answered!

July 26, 2018

Hello! We have recently had so many new friends joining The Sunshine Collective online, on Facebook, Instagram and getting in touch with us by email.…

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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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