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Free Valentine’s Printable Activities

February 14, 2019

Who doesn’t love a free printable?! Your kids may be hearing about Valentine’s Day at school, from friends or just seeing all of the love…

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Nothing Happens Outside By Lee Watson

February 12, 2019

  This would be a great book for those of you struggling with indoor, tech-addicted children. Reading ‘Nothing Happens Outside’ with them, may just be…

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Wonder world – activity ideas for learning about other cultures

February 07, 2019

We were talking about Chinese New Year, because we have family members who celebrate it. It sparked a whole night of discussion about the different cultural…

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First Day By Andrew Daddo

February 05, 2019

  This is the second of two books we’re reviewing, with the theme of starting school. Most schools have already started back for the year,…

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Outdoor Family Activities

January 31, 2019

We think there is already an ocean of ‘craft’ type blogs out there in Internet land . . . written by people way handier with…

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My First Day at School By Meredith Costain

January 29, 2019

  This week, many of you will be sending a little one off to school for the first time. Having gone through this in the…

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When the Love of Learning Fades – 6 tips to re-engage your child

January 24, 2019

The majority of young children love to learn. They are like sponges, soaking up as much information as possible. Most also love going to school…

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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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School Readiness – ten tips

January 17, 2019

Maybe your kids are heading into conventional school, maybe you’re planning your homeschool set-up for the year ahead. Either way, we thought a few ‘school…

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I’m Australian Too By Mem Fox

January 15, 2019

  Australia Day is just around the corner and even for those of us who struggle a little with celebrating this on the date we…

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