Developing Our Kids’ Vocabulary

Vocabulary development or, to ‘know the meaning of a wide variety of words and the structure of written language’ (Five from Five.org.au) is one of the 5 Keys to Reading. When we compare the types of words in say, Eric… Continue Reading >

How was school today?

As we send our children to school we trust learning is taking place, and it is. But how do we know? The conversations we have with our children are imperative to building partnerships between school and home, and connecting in… Continue Reading >

Fun Ways to Keep Children Learning During School Holidays

Understandably, it can be difficult for children to remain motivated and engaged with their learning while on holidays. After all, they’ve just spent the past two or three months reading, writing, counting and problem-solving, so it’s only fair that they’re… Continue Reading >

How Can Children Enjoy the Holidays While Keeping School in Mind

With holidays around the corner teachers everywhere are excited to breathe, relax and take a break. Reports are written, half of the year is gone and the second half is already planned out. It’s an exciting time. Holidays mean family… Continue Reading >

My child has ADHD, what can I do to help?

It can be hard enough parenting without additional complications such as ADHD. At times it can feel like you are talking a different language to your child, and in some ways you are. Children with ADHD do have functionally different… Continue Reading >

U. Games Australia

U. Games Australia strives to be the leading company supplying learning, innovative and educational toys that leave our children smarter, happier and more creative. We believe we have a social responsibility to ensure that our products are of the highest… Continue Reading >

How to cope with hurtful comments about your fussy eater!

“Just starve them”, said the Facebook post. “Stop feeding your kid rubbish”, said the pre-school mum. “Just hide vegetables, said your girlfriend!” “Your child’s lunch box is unhealthy”, said the teacher. “He should be bigger”, says your mother.   If… Continue Reading >

How to Give Your Child a Head Start

Media proudly brought to you by ABC Reading Eggs Not sure how to support your child’s development in the early years? Worried they won’t be ready for school? Want to give your child the best start for a love of… Continue Reading >

Why Growing your Child’s Dream through Visualisation will help you!

  You know when you get an idea and ponder it, allow it to grow in your fertile mind until it slowly takes fruit… that’s hard work!  Dreams need to be very strong in your mind’s eye because they come… Continue Reading >

Learning Music during this Summer Holiday

Summer, Music, Relaxation and Time to yourself? All sounds great doesn’t it, it’s that time again. Pop on your favourite music, go find that cool place and take some time out on this stressful day. I’m a mother and really… Continue Reading >