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Rainy Day Games

May 18, 2017

At our place, it’s starting to get a bit wintry: cold and wet. We’re revisiting some rainy day games that we published last year, that…

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Autumn Leaves, 15 ways

May 04, 2017

I love autumn; I always have. Growing up in a country town, autumn was by far the most beautiful season and scrunching autumn leaves underfoot…

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Easter weekend ideas

April 06, 2017

Let me just say this up front: this is not another ‘Easter craft’ blog post. You can Google that stuff and there are many more…

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How To Teach Your Child To Tell Time

February 23, 2017

How do you teach your child to tell time? It is a question we get asked all the time. (http://topnotchteaching.com/lesson-ideas/paper-plate-crafts) They really do need to…

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Gardening activities for kids

February 16, 2017

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

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Free literacy printables for the early years

February 02, 2017

  With the start of a new year, there are plenty of parents with curious pre-schoolers who are wondering how to come up with literacy…

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New Year’s Eve with Kids

December 28, 2016

Our top 10 New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids Remember celebrating new year’s eve before you had kids? It used to be several weeks of…

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Through the eyes of a child (or 4)

December 15, 2016

This week we have asked our own Sunshine Collective kids to revisit the year that has been and we’ve quizzed them a little about the…

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Family Christmas Traditions

December 08, 2016

Whether you’re a super-organised-did-my-shopping-in-July or a last minute scrambler, we’ve Christmas activities and traditions for you. My initial disclaimer is that I love Christmas. Christmas…

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Activity Advent Calendar

November 17, 2016

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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