educational activities

Fun ideas for teaching times tables

March 23, 2017

My son is at the age where his teachers are encouraging us to start teaching times tables. I think most parents have an inward groan…

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Fun with a 100s chart

March 09, 2017

Do you have a 100s chart at home? Maybe your kids use one in the classroom? To be honest, it often sits on a wall,…

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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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kids gardening

Gardening activities for kids

February 16, 2017

This post is all about how you can get kids learning in the garden. You don’t need a lot of space to create gardening activities for kids:…

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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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Free Holiday Printables

December 22, 2016

Now that we’re only 3 sleeps until Christmas, we thought our best gift to our readers would be a set of free holiday printables for…

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10 Practical Ideas for Handwriting Activities

November 10, 2016

How to make handwriting activities fun Often, when parents ask what they can do at home to help their child, a teacher will tell them…

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Spring Time Educational Activities

October 27, 2016

Spring themed educational activities Spring has sprung and here in Melbourne it is finally beginning to feel like it! This time of year is always…

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Brilliant box activities

Why Brilliant Boxes Are Not Just ‘More Homework’

October 20, 2016

Brilliant Box activities Your kids are already really busy, right? So are you. We know. We get it. The last thing you need is something…

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