Valentine’s Day Craft: “I love…..”

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching so I thought I would share a super easy craft activity that can be adapted for any age. If Valentine’s Day isn’t your thing, keep reading anyway! This craft can easily be changed as a gratitude activity or as a gift for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or a family member. Continue reading

Easy Christmas Treats

Christmas is fast approaching and with only a couple of weeks left of the school term you may be wondering what to take for that class party or looking at easy, edible gifts to give. Here are three easy, pinterest inspired options that you may like to try and if you have school or pre-school aged children they will also be able to help! Continue reading

Book Week 2018 – Our Favourite Books

Book Week 2018 is happening in Australia this month (August 20th – 24th) and children everywhere will be dressing up as their favourite book characters or following the 2018 theme – Find Your Treasure. I have always loved reading from a young age and I am hoping to pass my love of reading on to my child. So far so good! My child is only two and his childcare doesn’t do a dress up so I thought I’d share some of our favourite books over the past couple of years to celebrate Book Week instead. Continue reading

Letter Tracing Activities

I have spent many years working within childcare centres and OSHC services but this is the first year I have spent working on a regular contract with the 3 – 5 year old age group. At the Early Learning Centre that I have been working for, I have noticed that the majority of parents have requested that their children learn to write their own names. I’m assuming, given the age group, that this is because they want them to be able to learn this in time for school and kindergarten. While this is a great thing for them to learn it is not as simple as just writing their name. Continue reading