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sunshine collective children

Through the eyes of a child (or 4)

December 15, 2016

This week we have asked our own Sunshine Collective kids to revisit the year that has been and we’ve quizzed them a little about the…

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Alison Jay

The Twelve Days of Christmas By Alison Jay

December 13, 2016

  This week we continue our look into some of our favourite Christmas stories, with a look at one of Alison Jay’s stunningly beautiful books.…

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christmas activities

Family Christmas Traditions

December 08, 2016

Whether you’re a super-organised-did-my-shopping-in-July or a last minute scrambler, we’ve Christmas activities and traditions for you. My initial disclaimer is that I love Christmas. Christmas…

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Christmas book

The Polar Express By Chris Van Allsburg

December 06, 2016

  We’re focusing our book reviews on Christmas books for kids this month. Most of you are probably very familiar with The Polar Express as…

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Our Term 4 ‘Collective Kids’

December 01, 2016

We love to celebrate our brilliant ‘Collective Kids’, here at The Sunshine Collective. So, this term, we interviewed Ruby, who has had a Level 1…

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Book review

Book Review: Morris Has A Cold By Bernard Wiseman

November 29, 2016

Our book review this week is an oldie, but most definitely a goodie! Published in 1978, Morris Has A Cold was one of my childhood…

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Teacher gifts

Teacher Gift Ideas

November 24, 2016

.If you have kids at kindergarten or school, it’s time to talk teacher gifts. The end of the year is fast approaching and with only…

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Picture Books for kids

On the Night You Were Born By Nancy Tillman

November 22, 2016

  Our book review this week is a great picture book for anyone looking for a story to reassure their children just how much they…

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christmas ideas for kids

Activity Advent Calendar

November 17, 2016

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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Francis Watts

A Rat in a Stripy Sock By Francis Watts

November 15, 2016

Our picture book review this week is A Rat in a Stripy Sock: a gorgeous little story about how the simplest things in life (such as…

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