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Get Organised for School: Printable School Bag Packing List

Printable school bag packing list. Get organised for back to school.

Tired of getting to school to realise your childforgot their reading book, library bag or homework folder again? Sick of nagging them to pack their school bag and having to remind them of which day it is and what they need to pack? Then this printable school bag packing list might just be the answer … [Read more...]

Easy 3 Ingredient Lemonade Scones

Fabulous 3 Ingredient Lemonade Scones with Slow Cooker Recipe version

Scones with jam and cream, what is there not to love!!!? But if you are like me, your scones have a tendency to assume the identity of more of a rock cake...not quite the same! Well, not anymore. It's Lemonade Scones to the rescue. With just three ingredients, they cost about $2 a batch to make, … [Read more...]

My Story Silhouette Art & Writing Project

My Story: Getting to Know You Silhouette Art and Writing Project

When I saw this year's Children's Book Week theme of Australia! Story Country it got me thinking about the importance of each child's individual story and how much their own story influences their life and learning. One activity that was very popular with my students when I was teaching, was … [Read more...]

Hands On Alphabet Play: DIY Tactile Letters

DIY tactile letters for hands on alphabet learning. Great for kindergarten and preschool

Miss 4 is enthralled with letters at the moment. She is constantly asking me how to write this letter or that and our house is smattered with little pieces of paper filled with her fabulous efforts at writing. I have wanted to make a set of tactile letters to use as a letter learning resource for … [Read more...]

Kids Craft Idea: Drip Painted Paper Towel Flowers

Kids Craft Ideas: Drip Painted Paper Towel Flowers

This post is sponsored by Maxima. This post has a little something for everyone - a simple process art idea for younger children and a fun craft for tweens or teens – that also makes a great gift. And it’s all thanks to a roll of paper towel! My small girl is in love with dripping liquid … [Read more...]

Story Inspired Nature Play: Fort Building

Stories to inspire nature play: Fort Building Books

Pick the right books and you can easily inspire and extend the duration and complexity of your childrens' outdoor play! Alternatively, using your children's existing play ideas as a springboard to introduce new books to your home or classroom library works a treat too. Either way, fort building is … [Read more...]

Picture Books About Friendship

Children's Books About Friendship

Childhood friends often become life-long friends.  I still have dinner once a month with girls that I went to school with 25 years ago. But friendships also have their ups and downs so today's booklist highlights books that will help kids learn to navigate the highs and lows of friendships.  Best of … [Read more...]

Nutella Popcorn Recipe

Nutella Popcorn Recipe

If you're a Nutella fan, then this is the family movie night snack for you! A sticky, chocolately, nutty, treat in fact! It's so quick and easy to make that it can hardly even be called a recipe but here we go... Nutella Popcorn Recipe You will need: 1/3 cup unpopped popcorn kernels 1/4 … [Read more...]