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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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Easy Science Experiments To Do At Home – part 1

August 17, 2017

Do your kids love science experiments? Mine do! With National Science Week upon us (12-20 August), we are revisiting our favourite science experiments to do…

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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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Brilliant Holiday Ideas

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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