educational activities

Floor Games For The Whole Family

June 08, 2020

  I’m not sure whether or not you have noticed, but it’s cold outside; really, really cold. At this time of year, going out is…

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Preschool-handwriting-help

10 Practical Ideas for Handwriting Activities

April 28, 2020

How to make handwriting activities fun Often, when parents ask what they can do at home to help their child, a teacher will tell them…

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Make your garden the classroom!

April 19, 2020

Just like parents all around the country (the world!), we are embarking on a learning journey with our kids at home. Between our families here,…

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Activities to Promote Kindness

April 02, 2020

  One of my favourite quotes is: ‘In a world where you can choose to be anything, choose to be kind.’ I often write this…

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Card Games For the Whole Family

March 27, 2020

  Every time we go camping, I throw in a pack of cards. I have all these great intentions of using them in some fun…

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Parenting saves – easy play ideas for kids

March 22, 2020

15 Creative Play Activities We know that many parents are a bit nervous at the prospect of home schooling their children for an unspecified period…

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Wonder world – activity ideas for learning about other cultures

February 07, 2019

We were talking about Chinese New Year, because we have family members who celebrate it. It sparked a whole night of discussion about the different cultural…

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Outdoor Family Activities

January 31, 2019

We think there is already an ocean of ‘craft’ type blogs out there in Internet land . . . written by people way handier with…

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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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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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