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Celebrating the Arts – Performing Arts

May 17, 2018

  Now this is a topic dear to my heart! In Year 12, three of my five subjects were performing arts based and in doing…

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Show Me The Money!

May 03, 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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Commonwealth Games Activity Ideas

April 05, 2018

The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games have begun, so we thought it might be time to get into the spirit of the Games and have some…

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Little Explorers

March 15, 2018

  Children are often innately fascinated with history – and they love the concept of a place being discovered for the ‘first time’; not something…

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Free literacy printables for the early years

February 01, 2018

  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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Spring Time Activities

October 05, 2017

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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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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