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Literacy Games for Preschoolers

Literacy Games for Preschoolers

It is so important to encourage our little ones to learn and to be interesting in learning. I truly believe that giving them those skills to be inquisitive and ‘okay’ with learning a new skill will help them during their school years. To not be afraid or too bored of education, so they will continually...
Tinkers Board Games for Kids at Big W

Tinkers Board Games for Kids at Big W

When was the last time you played a board game with the kids? When was the last time you played one with friends? Over the school holidays, I went into what I could call a board-game-renaissance. Don’t get me wrong, I love new technology – we are iPad and iPhone people – but too much...
Kimochis | Educational Toys Australia

Kimochis | Educational Toys Australia

There are some toys purely just for fun – and others that have a great mix between fun and educational. As a parent, you make the decision on each toy purchase for your children, which includes deciding whether it’s age appropriate and seeking out toys that add value to your toy box (and your family...
SenseAbilities - Sensory Motor Development Toys & Equipment

SenseAbilities – Sensory Motor Development Toys & Equipment

Being thrown into the world of Autism and sensory processing issues has been interested for myself as a parent, it often feels like trying to learn a new language in order to communicate with your child. We’ve been attending our occupational therapy sessions every week and I’ve been slowly learning games and tricks to help...
The Noisy Book Games- iPhone & iPad App for kids

The Noisy Book Games- iPhone & iPad App for kids

The iPad and the iPhone are increasingly becoming a popular educational tool for kids – the Apps you can find these days are getting more clever and colourful, aswell as more alluring to children. I had the opportunity to test out The Noisy Book Games on our iPad this past month and we love it!...
Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Apptivity Case review

Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Apptivity Case review

Happy Holidays again to you all! If you’re lucky enough to have a break from work or are on holiday, I hope you’re having an awesome time We’re spending the Christmas and New Years break at home (the downside of working in retail) but we’re still enjoying the Sydney sunshine as a family in the...
Great iPad Apps for Kids

Great iPad Apps for Kids

If you’re having trouble finding some great educations Apps for your iPhone or iPad, here are just a few Apps that I recommend - Montessorium – Intro to Letters Based on the Montessori activity known as Sand Paper Letters, these activities utilize sight, sound and touch to help your child learn the letters, while also...

Magnetic Activity Charts for Kids at Magnetic Moves

When it comes to routines, I’m a big fan. Not routines planned by the minute, but I definately like setting goals for days and weeks that I know are going to be busy (and ultimately NUTS!). So when Jo & Robyn from Magnetic Moves contacted me about their kid’s activity chart products, I couldn’t help...

Haba Laundry Day Threading Beads

Now when mummy or daddy hangs the washing out on the line, toddler can do so aswell! These fun threading beads by Haba are great learning tools for kids – start them early, and get them to hang their little wooden clothes on their own line. Made in Germany from solid beech wood with non...