Parenting

christmas ideas for kids

Activity Advent Calendar

November 22, 2018

Christmas activities for kids Christmas activities are suddenly top of mind: the kids are bringing home Christmas craft, shopping centres are getting crazy busy, I’ve…

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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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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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Australian Halloween – Tips

October 11, 2018

How to do an Australian Halloween Halloween in Australia hasn’t really been much of a ‘thing’. However, our kids are increasingly aware of it with…

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Why I Encourage My Children to be Bored

October 04, 2018

As parents we want our children to be happy. I mean, that’s basically the number one goal, right? Happy and healthy, and they won’t be…

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Read Aloud for International Literacy Day

September 06, 2018

  It is almost International Literacy Day – here in Australia it is Saturday 8th September. So, we thought we’d share our favourite bedtime reads.…

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How To Teach Your Child To Tell Time

August 30, 2018

How do you teach your child to tell time? It is a question we get asked all the time. They really do need to understand…

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Find Your Treasure

August 23, 2018

We are in the midst of one the most exciting weeks on the calendar – Book Week! Your kids might be dressing up for school,…

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Show Me The Money!

August 16, 2018

Kids are often fascinated with money. Is it something we’ve handed down through the ages? This love of shiny little pieces of gold? Although, my…

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Brilliant Boxes – all your questions answered!

July 26, 2018

Hello! We have recently had so many new friends joining The Sunshine Collective online, on Facebook, Instagram and getting in touch with us by email.…

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