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Five Activities Kids Can Learn through Reward Charts

Five Activities Kids Can Learn through Reward Charts

These days parents are so busy, it's not easy to keep our patience to teach our kids a new skill at the end of a long day. We tend to nag and somet...
You don't have to be a Super Mum

You don't have to be a Super Mum

Rachel is the wonder woman behind Mission Magnets. We are so lucky to have her on our blog explaining how her clever product can make all our lives easier! She's even offering the Castle & Kite tribe a special discount, so read on...
Five ways to teach your preschooler about where food comes from

Five ways to teach your preschooler about where food comes from

I was shocked to learn that a recent poll from a popular supermarket chain revealed that 41% of children under the age of eight didn't know that eggs came from chickens! Similar polls demonstrated that many children are unaware that milk comes from cowsWe've come up with 5 super simple activities you can do with your kids to teach them about where their food comes from. 

bake believe puts the ease  & belief back into homemade baking!

bake believe puts the ease & belief back into homemade baking!

As soon as we saw Fiona's bake believe cake kits, we knew we needed them in our lives! Fiona's DIY Cake Kits make birthday cake making a magical time to share with your little one. Say goodbye to birthday cake stress and read on to find out how an almost divorce-worthy incident gave birth to her business!
Mummy Revival - find yourself after Motherhood

Mummy Revival - find yourself after Motherhood

Stacey Lapira is the gorgeous face behind Mummy Revival. Her aim is to empower mums to regain control of their health and fitness after having their children. She offers advice on how to make healthy habits achievable in our busy lives, She also offers heaps of free content, such as home workouts, quick and healthy recipes, toddler recipes, lunchbox ideas, and the best part… transformation challenges. Read on to learn more...
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.
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.