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Managing Big Emotions: Printable Emotions Cards & Matching Game

Managing Big Emotions: Printable Emotions Cards and Matching Game. Great for use with children of all ages at home or school.

There are so many ways that a set of emotions cards can be used with children at home and school. These types of activities are particularly valuable for helping children to learn to recognise and regulate their own big emotions, as well as learning to recognise and empathise with others struggling … [Read more...]

Yoga for Kids: Sun Salutation for Kids

Yoga for Kids: Printable Sun Salutation Sequence

Today the very talented author of Kids Yoga Stories, Giselle Shardlow, is back with a fabulous yoga sequence to use with kids, and it's also available as a very handy printable. Enjoy! Sun salutations are the core to any yoga sequence. Practicing sun salutes with your children will: Help calm … [Read more...]

Maths Games for Kids: Times Tables Bingo Free Printable

Multiplication Games for Kids: Printable Times Tables Bingo

Games provide a fun way for children to revise and apply math knowledge and skills. This Times Tables Bingo provides a fun way for kids to test their multiplication knowledge and it is easily adapted for children learning their 2x, 3x, 5x or 10x tables, any combination of the four, or all four at … [Read more...]

40 Australian Picture Books by Our Favourite Australian Authors

40 Fabulous Australian Picture Books by our favourite Australian authors

This list has been a long time in the making but it's also been a labour of love! There are so many talented Australian authors and gathering together a list of books that I have seen my girls grow to love (and classes full of children as well!) has made me a little nostalgic, if I am to be … [Read more...]

A Harry Potter Themed Birthday Party

Harry Potter Party Ideas

My 8 year old loves the Harry Potter series! So when she asked for a Hogwarts Harry Potter themed birthday party, I knew it meant just one thing...a party at home! This party was a total hit but there was a fair bit of preparation before the party. The success of the party also hinged on … [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...]