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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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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Easter Egg Treasure Hunt Clues

April 11, 2020

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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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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P Is for Pterodactyl – The Worst Alphabet Book Ever By Raj Haldar and Chris Carpenter

March 05, 2019

  As someone who is particularly fond of the English language and all its crazy eccentricities, this book really appeals to me. Summary: The bi-line…

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The Things I Love About School By Trace Moroney

February 26, 2019

  This week, I asked one of my Grade 5 students to choose a picture story book for me to review. I asked her to…

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Love By Helen o’Dare

February 19, 2019

  Did Valentine’s Day have you feeling all loved up? If it did, or if you still need a little inspiration to get in the…

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