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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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Gary By Leila Rudge

April 18, 2017

  Erin recently bought this book for her kids, purely and simply because she couldn’t resist buying a book about a pigeon named Gary. Who…

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Easter Egg Treasure Hunt Clues

April 13, 2017

Do you have an Easter tradition at your house? Or Easter activities you do each year? We do Easter egg hunts each year, hiding plenty…

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King Pig by Nick Bland

April 11, 2017

Another beauty by Nick Bland, this 2013 book was a ‘Short-Listed Book’ for The Children’s Book Council of Australia. My daughter brought this one home…

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Easter weekend ideas

April 06, 2017

Let me just say this up front: this is not another ‘Easter craft’ blog post. You can Google that stuff and there are many more…

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The Eleventh Hour By Graeme Base

April 04, 2017

  I think everyone knows of The Eleventh Hour, but possibly, like me, you may have forgotten just how captivating and exciting this book is.…

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Self-Reflection for children

March 30, 2017

With the first round of school holidays upon us, we thought this would be a great opportunity to offer a few self-reflection questions you can…

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Rosie Revere, Engineer By Andrea Beaty

March 28, 2017

  Oh my gosh – go out and get a copy of this book! Rosie Revere, Engineer is brand new to my Top 5 Picture…

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Fun ideas for teaching times tables

March 23, 2017

My son is at the age where his teachers are encouraging us to start teaching times tables. I think most parents have an inward groan…

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The House of 12 Bunnies By Caroline Stills and Sarcia Stills-Blott

March 21, 2017

  The House of 12 Bunnies is an extremely regular bedtime request in our house. It’s a simple, playful book with plenty of opportunity for…

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