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50 Lunch Box Snack Ideas Printable

50 lunch box snack ideas for kids printable

After three years of packing school lunches I have to admit that it can be easy to get stuck in a rut with what you offer your each day - and for some kids that is okay, some children really like to eat the same food day in and day out, but my school girl she likes a bit of variety. Unfortunately, … [Read more...]

Fun Summer Activities for Kids

Super fun summer activities for kids

Yikes it's hot right now on the sunny side of the world! Today we welcome Lauren of Teacher Types to the Childhood 101 team with a fabulous collection of summer play ideas. Ice blocks, sprinklers, sand and swimming – do these words make you think of summer time with little tikes? Yes! I’m here … [Read more...]

Our Play Space: A Waldorf Play Kitchen

Our Play Space: Waldorf Play Kitchen

My small girl loves playing in our pretend play kitchen area but I must admit it's become a bit cluttered of late. A peek inside this gorgeous kitchen play space has inspired me to move getting it sorted to the top of my to-do list! Where is this playful space? Australia Tell us a little … [Read more...]

9 Back to School Essentials That Probably Aren’t On Your Booklist

9 Back to school essentials that arent on your booklist

This post is sponsored by BIG W. Read on to enter to win 1 of 4 $100 gift cards. Getting kids ready to head back to school can be a real strain on the family budget. Not only are there uniforms to buy and booklists to fill but I also find there are a whole heap of other essentials that need … [Read more...]

Tantrums Aren’t Just For Two Year Olds

Helping Children Learn to Manage Intense Emotions: Without a Tantrum

We regularly hear about the terrible twos and the troublesome threes but it's not uncommon to hear that even older children have tantrums.  How can this be when the experts tell us these angry outbursts are most typically a result of the frustration of young children as yet unable to verbally … [Read more...]

Party Ideas: A Sweet Heart Tea Party

Bella's Sweet Heart Tea Party Ideas

My friend Jess loves planning parties and I love how she has the knack of adding small, simple details that give a party that super special party feeling. The photos shared here are from her daughter's sixth birthday party, a lovely little sweet heart themed tea party for a group of her closest … [Read more...]

15 Awesome Building & Constructing Toy Sets for Kids

15 awesome building and construction toys for kids

When a reader recently asked the Childhood 101 Facebook community for building and construction set suggestions for a child transitioning away from nap time, the responses were too fabulous not to share. So I have combined my top building and construction toy set suggestions with those popular with … [Read more...]

Get Organised! Printable To Do List Planner

Get organized with this printable To Do list. Two handy columns, three colour choices and so many uses. Great for home, school or work.

When I shared the printable 2015 calendar I mentioned that I was really working on being more organised this year with both family life and my work and that I am still very much a pen and paper girl when it comes to being organised. I am also very much a list maker and I think the physical act of … [Read more...]