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Is your child ready for  school?

Is your child ready for school?

“School readiness” is a term that often gains momentum as a new schooling year appears on the horizon. Often, when we discuss school readiness many parents and educators instantly think of numbers, letters and other academics. But realistically, preparing for school...
Currumbin Alley Surf School

Currumbin Alley Surf School

Based at Currumbin Alley, the Gold Coasts most learner – friendly location, Currumbin Alley Surf School offers year – round surfing lessons at one of the coasts safest and most picturesque locations. The ‘Frothing Grommet Surfing Program’ has been created specifically...
Reading Eggs

Reading Eggs

Want to trick your kids into thinking they’re having screen time when they are actually engaging in an awesome educational program!? Look no futher, ABC Reading Eggs for the WIN! Sign up for a 4 week FREE trial! Great timing for the school holidays click here to...
Gardening with Kids

Gardening with Kids

Gardening is such a great experience to do with children! Not only is it a fantastic way to get children outside; it also promotes hands-on learning, physical activity and you end up with the bonus of delicious food grown straight from your own yard! Here are some of...
Signature Dance, Currumbin

Signature Dance, Currumbin

Signature Dance is a vibrant studio located on Traders Way in Currumbin. Signature aims to encourage the love of dance through extensive training and dedication. Directed by Ashleigh Hines, they offer a wide variety of dance classes to cater for both the recreational...
Plastic-Free July

Plastic-Free July

Can you believe it’s July already!!?? This year is flying by! I’m always excited about July as it is a a chance for my family and I to really reflect on our waste free living and to make changes where we need to. Plastic-Free July is a great incentive for...
Best Playdough Recipe

Best Playdough Recipe

Playdough has to be one of our favourite activities to do with children at home. It’s quick, easy, lasts in the fridge for ages and provides HOURS of fun, even for older children. Here is our easiest and best playdough recipe! 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1/2 cup self...
Happy International Mud Day!!

Happy International Mud Day!!

June 30th is International Mud Day! And what better way to celebrate than to put on your gumboots and get muddy alongside your children! Let’s talk everything MUDDY!! Mud play is so beneficial to young children. It is a deliciously joyful and sensory experience...
Supporting Tantrums in Early Childhood

Supporting Tantrums in Early Childhood

One of the greatest challenges faced by parents is the great and mighty tantrum. Tantrums can be hard to manage, hard to prevent and impossible to deal with! They can be even more frustrating when they happen in the public eye. via GIPHY One of the greatest challenges...
10 Inspiring Nature Books for Children

10 Inspiring Nature Books for Children

One of my favourite times as a parent is when I sit and snuggle up with my children and read a good book. I’m lucky that my children are avid readers and love this time with me! Our favourite books are usually ones that are centred on a nature theme. As a family that...