educational activities

Gardening activities for kids

November 23, 2017

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

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Family Fun – Create a Design Brief

November 09, 2017

One of the lesser-known text types that is bound to raise its head throughout your child’s schooling, is the design brief. This is basically an…

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Fun Free Printables for the Younger Years

November 02, 2017

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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World Geography – part 1

October 12, 2017

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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spring-activities

Spring Time Activities

October 05, 2017

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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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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Procedural Writing Ideas

September 21, 2017

Throughout every year level of the primary curriculum, you are likely to encounter procedural texts. Your child will be asked to write a procedure for…

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English Activities for Active Kids

September 14, 2017

Last week, we shared five maths activities to appeal to active or sporty kids. This week, we’re sharing five activities relating to English or literacy,…

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Maths Activities for Active Kids

September 07, 2017

I have one very active child. He would much rather be outside running or kicking a ball then inside with pen and paper. So, as…

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Card Games For the Whole Family

August 31, 2017

  Every time we go camping, I throw in a pack of cards. I have all these great intentions of using them in some fun…

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