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Christmas craft for kids – part 2

December 13, 2018

Last week, we gave you 5 easy Christmas craft ideas. We promised another 5, in case your kids are still wanting some more glittery, festive…

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The Polar Express By Chris Van Allsburg

December 11, 2018

  Most of you are probably very familiar with The Polar Express as both a book and a movie. It is an absolute classic and…

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Christmas Craft With Kids – part 1

December 06, 2018

                  Christmas craft. Those two words strike fear into the hearts of many parents. I mean, this…

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Just Being Audrey By Margaret Cardillo

December 05, 2018

  This week we’re breaking from the norm and reviewing a biography. It’s still written for children, but rather than being a typical picture story,…

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Christmas Playlist

November 29, 2018

We are in full Christmas mode here, despite it not quite hitting December as yet. So: in order to stay sane in the mess of…

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My Place By Nadia Wheatley

November 26, 2018

  If you’re wanting an engaging picture story book about Australia’s history – look no further; My Place has got you covered! Summary: Starting in…

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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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Benjamin The Lonely Dragon By Marc Craste

November 20, 2018

  If a story about a beautiful friendship between a sweet, shy dragon and a kind-hearted hedgehog, isn’t enough to warm your heart, then I…

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Parenting saves – easy play ideas for kids

November 15, 2018

15 Creative Play Activities As parents, we all start the day with the best intentions: we won’t yell; we’ll read to the kids; we’ll be…

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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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