Parenting

Getting Ready For School

January 18, 2018

We’re just over halfway through school holidays, here. It’s lovely. It would be lovelier if the kids slept past 6.30am, but the slow mornings are…

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Holiday Activities For Kids

January 11, 2018

10 Holiday Activities for Kids If you’re looking for holiday activities, you’ve come to the right place. I cannot believe another school term is just…

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10 New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids

December 28, 2017

Remember celebrating new year’s eve before you had kids? It used to be several weeks of party planning, outfit planning and drinking fancy bubbles. Now,…

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Gardening activities for kids

November 23, 2017

This post is all about how you can get kids learning in the garden. You don’t need a lot of space for gardening activities with…

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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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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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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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