educational activities

Commonwealth Games Activity Ideas

April 05, 2018

The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games have begun, so we thought it might be time to get into the spirit of the Games and have some…

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Little Explorers

March 15, 2018

  Children are often innately fascinated with history – and they love the concept of a place being discovered for the ‘first time’; not something…

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Max’s Math By Kate Banks

March 13, 2018

    Max’s Math is another wonderful book that allows for, and prompts, a great deal of learning beyond the pages. Summary: Max loves problem…

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Travelling With Kids – Camping Activities

March 08, 2018

With Easter holidays just over three weeks away, we know lots of you will be planning camping or caravanning trips. We love a bit of…

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Fun ideas for teaching times tables

February 22, 2018

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

February 15, 2018

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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All About Me Activities

February 08, 2018

If you have a child starting out either in school at learning at home, chances are you are looking at activities that are on the…

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Sunshine Collective

Free Holiday Printables

January 05, 2018

These free printables were one of our most clicked on blog posts last summer, so we thought we’d share them with you again. Who doesn’t…

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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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