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Teaching your child to read – practical tips

January 10, 2019

  Teaching your child to read, or helping them improve their reading can be one of the most difficult and daunting educational tasks a parent…

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A Tale of Potential – Author Unknown

January 08, 2019

  What a strange little book this is; no author or illustrator listed, no publishing details, nothing, just a cute, simple tale of potential. Summary:…

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Christmas Cooking With Kids

December 20, 2018

I say ‘Christmas Cooking’ but if truth be told, what my kids really want is for me to do some cooking and then let them…

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Queen Victoria’s Christmas By Jackie French and Bruce Whatley

December 18, 2018

  A Christmas book with a history lesson thrown in? Now that’s very us! Summary: This story is set in the 1840s, in Queen Victoria’s…

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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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Christmas book

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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