Parenting

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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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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5 Activities to Do After Watching a Movie

August 03, 2017

  Who doesn’t enjoy a good movie? Especially in the depths of winter, movies can be a great way to spend an afternoon, but if…

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Under the Love Umbrella By Davina Bell

August 01, 2017

  I was going to read this book to the class I have been teaching over the past couple of weeks, but I really wasn’t…

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Rainy Day Games

July 13, 2017

Winter can be challenging with young children; lots of days spent cooped up inside, no park visits to get the wriggles out and only so…

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Playlist for Mums – our top 21 for June

June 22, 2017

Around 6 weeks ago, we gave you what was then our ‘Top 21’ – what we had on our music playlist for getting through housework, doing…

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Lunchbox Notes – free template

May 25, 2017

This blog post is for any parent who really wants to be that super-parent who does cute lunchbox notes for their kids, but never actually has…

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Mother’s Day interviews

May 11, 2017

         With Mother’s Day just a few days away, we thought it might be nice for the people who make up The…

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