Parenting

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 telling time

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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Speaking in Front of an Audience – activities to build confidence

July 19, 2018

I was a shy kid, so the words ‘show and tell’ terrified me. I don’t think I really got the hang of public speaking until…

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Floor Games For The Whole Family

June 07, 2018

  I’m not sure whether or not you have noticed, but it’s cold outside; really, really cold. At this time of year, going out is…

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Fun Fraction Activities

May 31, 2018

When parents are talking to us about activities to help their children in maths, ‘fractions’ is often at or near the top of the list.…

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