school

Wonder world – activity ideas for learning about other cultures

February 07, 2019

We were talking about Chinese New Year, because we have family members who celebrate it. It sparked a whole night of discussion about the different cultural…

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First Day By Andrew Daddo

February 05, 2019

  This is the second of two books we’re reviewing, with the theme of starting school. Most schools have already started back for the year,…

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My First Day at School By Meredith Costain

January 29, 2019

  This week, many of you will be sending a little one off to school for the first time. Having gone through this in the…

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When the Love of Learning Fades – 6 tips to re-engage your child

January 24, 2019

The majority of young children love to learn. They are like sponges, soaking up as much information as possible. Most also love going to school…

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School Readiness – ten tips

January 17, 2019

Maybe your kids are heading into conventional school, maybe you’re planning your homeschool set-up for the year ahead. Either way, we thought a few ‘school…

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Teaching your child to read – practical tips

January 10, 2019

  Teaching your child to read, or helping them improve their reading can be one of the most difficult and daunting educational tasks a parent…

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spring-activities

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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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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My Measurement Journal

August 09, 2018

We’re on our second week of measurement themed activities. Well, since we’re on a roll, we thought, ‘why not?!’ This week, we have another free…

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Marvellous Measurement

August 02, 2018

We’re all about ‘measurement’ activities this month! Our upcoming Brilliant Boxes for Levels (grades) 1 and 3 include measurement as part of the maths activities – so…

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