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Free Checklist!

Free Checklist!

A good transition into school can set your child up for a love of learning. Download our Free School Readiness Checklist to ensure your child gets the best possible start to their formal education.
20+ Ways to Protect Your Family From Burns

20+ Ways to Protect Your Family From Burns

Severe burns and scalds can be extremely devastating to a child and their family, often requiring multiple hospital visits and leaving lifelong scarring. Most of these injuries are preventable. Is your house kidsafe?
The value of Art for children with Autism

The value of Art for children with Autism

Over the years the importance of art has become more apparent, allowing a person with autism to use art to express their emotions can be very beneficial overall. It is also a great sensory experience at the same time. 
Gross Motor Activities for Kids

Gross Motor Activities for Kids

Children tend to avoid activities that they find challenging or activities which make them feel nervous. So he avoided outdoor gross motor activities and equipment which challenged his balance. Does this sound like someone you know?
Understanding Naughty Behaviour

Understanding Naughty Behaviour

It breaks my heart to hear young children labelled as ‘disruptive’, ‘naughty’ but when I do basic reflex testing in front of the teacher we can both see that this child’s movements and behaviour are still being coordinated by reflexes, rather than their brain creating its own smooth and coordinated movements.
How teaching patterns could make your child a math whiz

How teaching patterns could make your child a math whiz

Finding simple pattern opportunities to explore, create and discuss with our kids each day will help develop their mathematical brains and send them on their way to becoming math geniuses.
Pencil Grip Tips for Kids

Pencil Grip Tips for Kids

Learning the correct pencil grip not only teaches a good writing style but helps children hold a steady wrist so they can form and write clear let...
What is Process Art and why is it so important?

What is Process Art and why is it so important?

Process art fits in with how children learn because it allows them room to be themselves, make their own decisions, and just create!

small world with pine cones.

Open ended play experiences and how you can create this type of type of play in the home.

We are so happy to introduce our guest blogger, Erin from Celebrate Play.  Erin is a Mum, wife, Early Childhood and Primary School teacher and the ...
The Developmental Benefits of Threading

The Developmental Benefits of Threading

Threading with beads is the perfect activity for developing fine motor skills in young children. It increases concentration span, develops thinking skills, encourages the use of the pincer grasp between the thumb and forefinger and naturally strengthens the small hand muscles that are vital for holding a pencil to write with when they start school. 
Handmade Easter Envelope

Handmade Easter Envelope

I love receiving handwritten letters in the mail and you know who else does? Grandparents! Delight them this Easter by sending a handmade card from your little one.

Take our card activity one step further by making a handmade envelope for your child's Easter card (featured in our Easter Craft Box). Template for the envelope is downloadable here

three of our kids playing dress ups

Role Play: more than play

Dramatic play teaches children social skills, new vocabulary and develops communication techniques in a real and relevant setting that they can understand. When children take on characters they are learning about roles, responsibilities and relationships.