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Halloween ideas

October 26, 2017

If you grew up in Australia, you probably didn’t go trick or treating or even really recognise Halloween as a ‘thing’. However, our kids are…

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Ada Twist, Scientist By Andrea Beaty

October 24, 2017

  Some time ago we reviewed Rosie Revere, Engineer and we loved that book so much that we thought it was high time we review…

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World Geography – part 2

October 19, 2017

 Following on from our theme of ‘world geography’ last week, here’s another 5 activities to broaden your child’s knowledge of the wider world. Holiday planner…

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I Wish You More By Amy Krouse Rosenthal

October 17, 2017

  A beautiful book for anyone who wants to express how much somebody means to them. Summary: There is no ‘story’, as such, to this…

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World Geography – part 1

October 12, 2017

We often have parents telling us that they’d really like their children to have a better grasp of ‘world geography’. I remember, as a kid,…

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This is a ball By Beck and Matt Stanton

October 10, 2017

This is a ball was recognised as a ‘Notable Book’ at The Children’s Book of the Year Awards. The cover proclaims this to be a…

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Spring Time Activities

October 05, 2017

Spring themed educational activities Spring has sprung and here in Melbourne it is finally beginning to feel like it! This time of year is always…

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Busting By Aaron Blabey

October 03, 2017

  This week, we’re taking a break from the more serious, though-provoking books we’ve reviewed lately and having a look at a book that is…

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Introduction to Telling Time (for the early years)

September 28, 2017

Being able to tell time on an analogue clock is quite a difficult, but incredibly useful skill. Most children are in middle primary school before…

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You Can Do It, Bert! By Ole Konnecke

September 26, 2017

  You Can Do It, Bert! is such a gorgeous, simple story about a bird who does what he says he’s going to, even though…

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