Kids

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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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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Lights, Camera, Action!

August 10, 2017

Last week, we shared five ideas on educational activities you could do as a family, after watching a movie. Given that we’re (still!) very much…

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Self-Reflection for children

March 30, 2017

With the first round of school holidays upon us, we thought this would be a great opportunity to offer a few self-reflection questions you can…

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Rosie Revere, Engineer By Andrea Beaty

March 28, 2017

  Oh my gosh – go out and get a copy of this book! Rosie Revere, Engineer is brand new to my Top 5 Picture…

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Manage technology at home

Top 8 Tips for Managing Technology at Home

November 03, 2016

  Kids and technology: how to manage it? How do you manage kids and technology in your home? By this, I don’t just mean what…

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