4 Exciting Ways to Deal with Boredom during Winter School Holidays

Winter School holidays are coming and you may be wondering how to keep children busy during school break. Either you took some days off, too, or you have to work while your kids are at home. I’m bringing you a… Continue Reading >

Gardening with Kids – A great opportunity for nature play

With all of the technology and structured indoor activities available to our children, it sometimes seems as though playing outside in the fresh air and amongst nature is an old-fashioned ideal. However, nature play is not just a ‘nice to… Continue Reading >

A simple guide to making a terrarium!

Terrariums are easy to look after, look beautiful and don’t take up much space. You can make them using old, clean jars or bottles which teaches children about reusing items that could otherwise end up as landfill. They are also… Continue Reading >

Kinder Garden

One sunny morning in my community garden a few weeks back, I looked up from my weeding to the delightful sight of a gaggle of preschool kids with parents and teachers flocking in through the gates. Each child was carrying… Continue Reading >

Healing Minds through Gardening

Whenever I feel down or stressed I have learnt to head straight into the garden. Putting my hands in soil, watching the bees harvest pollen from lavender flowers, picking spinach for dinner all act as remarkable antidotes to the wear… Continue Reading >

6 Activities to do with the Kids when it’s Hot Outside

Whilst many people like the cooler months, my favourite time of year is when it is warm and sunny. The ability to be outside in the environment and experiencing nature first hand with the kids is so enjoyable. However, the… Continue Reading >

Homemade Gifts for Christmas

Are you a bit strapped for cash? Or maybe wish to give a personal gift this year? No matter the reason there are plenty of things to make for Christmas that will not break the bank. Plus, some of these… Continue Reading >

Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Children that Won’t Cost the Earth

Written by Alice Zsembery   Christmas is barrelling towards us and, whilst you may find yourself saying that there is nothing that the kids NEED this year, inevitably, somehow you also end up finding yourself wandering around the toy stores… Continue Reading >

The Top Five Vegetables for Beginner Green Thumbs

Often one of the biggest factors stopping Aussies from growing their own veggies is not knowing where to start or what to plant. While many might want to begin with their favourites, it’s a good idea to start with the… Continue Reading >

Top tips for gardening with kids

I like to think of the garden as an outdoor classroom – it’s tactile, it’s ever-changing, there are lessons to be learnt in the smallest details and it’s a fantastic place to get dirty… something I know my own sons… Continue Reading >