Kids

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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Family camping

Camping With Kids: 11 Life Lessons to be Learned

September 29, 2016

. Camping with kids When I was a kid, pretty much all our family holidays were spent towing our Jayco campervan around Australia. The memories…

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Teaching Kindness

Teach Your Kids: Be Kind. Be Compassionate.

September 08, 2016

Let’s talk about ‘compassion education’.  We’ve heard lots of parents asking how to teach kids to be kind and compassionate; it can be tricky in…

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Cheap Things My Kids Love . . . That Don’t Involve Screens

August 25, 2016

    We recently had the annual hard rubbish collection at our place, which made me realise exactly how much expensive plastic rubbish my kids…

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5 Things My Child Worries About

July 21, 2016

I have two very different children. One is full of confidence and fills every room she walks into with her personality and sleeps soundly each night. She…

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50 or so films to show your kids before they’re 13

June 30, 2016

Given we’re shivering through winter school holidays in much of Australia, it’s the perfect time to make some popcorn, snuggle under a blanket and create…

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Brilliant Holiday Ideas

Best Things We’ve Done with the Kids

June 23, 2016

School holidays: we love not rushing in the mornings, but the days can be very long with a house full of kids all wanting to…

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