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Look, There’s a Hippopotamus in the Playground Eating Cake By Hazel Edwards

January 22, 2019

  A fun, reassuring book about starting school, ‘Look, There’s a Hippopotamus in the Playground Eating Cake’, would be a great one to read with…

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christmas ideas for kids

Activity Advent Calendar

November 22, 2018

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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Book review – Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae

November 13, 2018

Giraffes Can’t Dance is one of those little gems of a story. I bought it on a whim (really just dislike leaving a bookshop empty-handed)…

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Cafe Activities – free printables

November 08, 2018

I love taking my kids out to a cafe for a treat. They love it. They love the whole ritual of reading the menu, eating…

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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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World Geography – part 2

July 12, 2018

 Following on from our theme of ‘world geography’ last week, here’s another 5 activities to broaden your child’s knowledge of the wider world. Holiday planner…

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Floor Games For The Whole Family

June 07, 2018

  I’m not sure whether or not you have noticed, but it’s cold outside; really, really cold. At this time of year, going out is…

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The Pigeon Needs a Bath! by Mo Willems

November 07, 2017

  We have featured ‘The Pigeon Needs a Bath’ on our website a long time ago, but we’re revisiting it this week because our current…

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Top 50 movies for mums

April 20, 2017

We’re interrupting our regular programming this week to do a fun blog post just for the mums out there. Instead of giving useful tips and…

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Our Term 4 ‘Collective Kids’

December 01, 2016

We love to celebrate our brilliant ‘Collective Kids’, here at The Sunshine Collective. So, this term, we interviewed Ruby, who has had a Level 1…

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