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Speaking in Front of an Audience – activities to build confidence

July 19, 2018

I was a shy kid, so the words ‘show and tell’ terrified me. I don’t think I really got the hang of public speaking until…

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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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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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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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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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