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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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What’s the Matter, Aunty May? By Peter Friend

August 15, 2017

  This is a fun, engaging book for anyone who has ever had a child ‘help’ them with the housework. Summary: The dapper little boy…

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Lights, Camera, Action!

August 10, 2017

Last week, we shared five ideas on educational activities you could do as a family, after watching a movie. Given that we’re (still!) very much…

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Florette By Anna Walker

August 08, 2017

  For those of you feeling hemmed in by the concrete jungle, and in need of a little more greenery in your life, this picture…

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5 Activities to Do After Watching a Movie

August 03, 2017

  Who doesn’t enjoy a good movie? Especially in the depths of winter, movies can be a great way to spend an afternoon, but if…

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Under the Love Umbrella By Davina Bell

August 01, 2017

  I was going to read this book to the class I have been teaching over the past couple of weeks, but I really wasn’t…

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Fun ways to foster story writing

July 27, 2017

Is your child a story teller? Some kids are born story tellers – some love a verbal retell of their favourite stories, while others develop…

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Where is the Green Sheep? By Mem Fox

July 25, 2017

  I’m sure there’s not a parent around who doesn’t already know this book, but I was recently reminded of it when I was searching…

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Five activities to learn shapes

July 20, 2017

If you have a child in the early years of schooling or home schooling, or even kindergarten, they have probably been learning to identify 2D…

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A Literary Bestiary Words and Illustrations by Tasha J Miller

July 18, 2017

  Don’t you love discovering great books for kids in unlikely places? Last week, whilst on holidays in Hepburn, Victoria, my family and I visited…

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