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10 Practical Ideas for Handwriting Activities

March 07, 2019

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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Wonder world – activity ideas for learning about other cultures

February 07, 2019

We were talking about Chinese New Year, because we have family members who celebrate it. It sparked a whole night of discussion about the different cultural…

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Outdoor Family Activities

January 31, 2019

We think there is already an ocean of ‘craft’ type blogs out there in Internet land . . . written by people way handier with…

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Teaching your child to read – practical tips

January 10, 2019

  Teaching your child to read, or helping them improve their reading can be one of the most difficult and daunting educational tasks a parent…

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Christmas Craft With Kids – part 1

December 06, 2018

                  Christmas craft. Those two words strike fear into the hearts of many parents. I mean, this…

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Parenting saves – easy play ideas for kids

November 15, 2018

15 Creative Play Activities As parents, we all start the day with the best intentions: we won’t yell; we’ll read to the kids; we’ll be…

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Brilliant Boardgame Printable

November 01, 2018

Does  your family love a boardgame? Our families certainly do! One particular thing we’ve had a lot of fun doing with The Sunshine Collective activities…

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Spring Time Activities

October 25, 2018

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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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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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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