Plum® Products Pty Ltd

At Plum® we want play to inspire thinking, creativity, imagination, understanding and most of all to be fun. Our philosophy is to create a world which is rich in every play possibility, where products are reassuringly safe, great quality and… Continue Reading >

5 Reasons to Revisit Your Local Library This Winter

As temperatures drop, it’s time to rediscover the joy of indoor activities with the family. If you’re struggling to find an alternative to the park or playground, why not consider revisiting your local library? In my younger days (yes, pre-internet… Continue Reading >

Back in the Playground!

By: Jane Kilkenny   We are finally seeing playgrounds around Australia re-open after being closed due to Covid-19 restrictions, it’s time to celebrate.  Our playgrounds are not just fun spaces, they are important educational spaces as well and a vital… Continue Reading >

10 reasons to keep your twins and multiples in the same class, and 10 reasons to separate them!

To separate twins and multiples at school or not is one of the biggest decisions multiple birth parents face when their children start school.   Obviously in some cases the decision is taken out of your hands, such as if the… Continue Reading >

Making the Most of the Holiday Season

Dr Jane Williams and Dr Tessa Grigg   ‘ ‘Tis the season to be jolly’, or so the carol goes, but for many parents the holidays present additional stress. This article looks at why it is important to engage your… Continue Reading >

Be a hands on teacher

I was at the children’s playground one day with my niece and nephew, and being the big kid I am, I decided to climb a tree. You’ll never guess what happened…   There’s  no doubting the importance of free range… Continue Reading >

Development of our Children’s Fine & Gross Motor Skills: We’re falling short

Anyone who knows me, knows I am insanely passionate about children and movement. Movement is so unbelievably important from a young age and teaching our children the basic skills of throwing, catching, squatting, kicking, etc through play is imperative for… Continue Reading >

Getaway to the Gold Coast!

Family holidays are something that should be treasured forever, not something that costs you all your treasure. That’s why NRMA Treasure Island Holiday Resort offers a range of affordable family holiday options that won’t break the bank. They also have… Continue Reading >

Escape to Victoria’s High Country!

Bright Holiday Park is your gateway to Victoria’s High Country. Local rail trails, short walks, long hikes, or day-trips to the nearby snow slopes, are the perfect way to get outdoors, breathing in that fresh alpine air. The park is… Continue Reading >

Prepped for Prep

Ms5 started Prep this year (sob) BUT not until Term 2. I was surprised they allowed her to start part way through the year, as Prep has become compulsory – in QLD at least – as of 2017. She was… Continue Reading >