April 14, 2023

Looking for books about ANZAC Day for your preschooler? As you may have discovered, most picture books about ANZAC Day are written for older children. As a teacher, I’ve found many great books for 6-12-year-olds which tell the story of ANZAC Day and I use these in the classroom every year. But what about the

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5 Books About ANZAC Day for Preschoolers

November 21, 2022

Whether you’ve been following me for a little while or a long while, you’ll know that I love all things sensory play! My belief is that sensory play is really the foundation for lifelong learning. It sets the scene for so many mathematical and scientific investigations and understandings! But above all of the developmental benefits

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Sensory Play gift ideas for the kids in your life

November 15, 2022

If you’ve been following along for a little while, you’ll know outdoor play is close to my heart! In fact, my husband Kurtis and I always knew we wanted our children to grow up surrounded by nature, just like we both did growing up on acreage as kids! I have very fond memories of playtime

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Our favourite outdoor toys for kids

April 22, 2022

We want to raise children who are happy, healthy and confident. But how do we ensure our children learn how to embrace their uniqueness, develop resilience and develop strategies to navigate big, tricky feelings? As an early years teacher and parent of three incredible children myself, I am always on the hunt for resources that

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Support your child’s emotional wellbeing with Wonderful Me

January 17, 2022

There’s no denying that starting school is a big, daunting time in you and your child’s life. Starting school is such a big milestone and you no doubt have some fears about how your little learner will adapt to the change. As a teacher, I curated quite the collection of books about starting school that

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10 Amazing Books About Starting School