Creative Kandinsky for Kids Art Project

Kandinsky for Kids Lines and Circles

Invite your child to look at a famous work of art and then set them the challenge of creating their own mini master piece. Make a start with our creative Kandinsky for Kids Lines and Circles Art Activity. In an attempt to broaden our artistic horizons we have been busy looking at pictures of famous … Read more

Top 10 Halloween STEM Activities

Are you looking to inspire your child and develop their thirst for knowledge from an early age? It’s never too early to introduce them to STEM activities. Start now with these fund hands-on Halloween STEM activities. What is STEM? STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. STEM activities involve 1 or more … Read more

Rainbow Rice Sensory Tray

Practice pre-writing skills in our Rainbow Rice Sensory Tray. Stimulate your pre-schoolers sense of touch, sight and sound, as they work they work on strengthening their fine motor skills in this sensory based learning activity. Supplies Rainbow Rice (see below) Gold Coins Shamrock Confetti Selection of Mark Making Tools – popsicle sticks, paintbrushes, play dough … Read more

Shamrock CVC Word Building Game

Shamrock CVC Word Building Game

Are you looking to liven up your literacy learning? Add a fun St Patrick’s Day twist to your CVC word building in March. Perfect for kids in Kindergarten. My daughters Kindergarten class are flying through their letter sounds now and are well over half way through the alphabet. They are starting to blend these sounds … Read more

Cat in the Hat CVC Word Building

Cat in the Hat CVC Word Building Game

Get ready for Dr Seuss Day on March 2nd with this sensory based literacy activity perfect for Kindergarten aged kids. Use the Cat in the Hat to help build and decode CVC Words.  It’s all about building and decoding CVC Words (Consonant, Vowel, Consonant) for my daughters Kindergarten homework this term. To help make this a bit … Read more

DIY Word Wands

DIY Love Bug Word Wand Literacy Aid

Encourage reluctant readers to love reading with a little help from their very own DIY Word Wand.  When your 4 year old comes in from school, homework is far from their mind. They want to eat, play and have a cuddle on the sofa. But the reality is homework has to be done. To help … Read more

Making Christmas Lights Patterns

Painting Christmas Lights is a classic Christmas activity. But instead of painting some this year, we have put them to good use in a simple Maths activity to reinforce the concept of making and carrying on patterns. Kindergarten Maths: Making Patterns Earlier this week I was helping Bella and her classmates to make patterns with … Read more

Achieve Competent Readers at Home with Red Apple Reading

Red Apple Reading App

Supporting my children’s education at home is a big priority, but no easy undertaking when you have 3 kids working at 3 different grade levels. Time in the afternoon is limited, as we battle to fit in after school sports, playdates, arts and crafts projects and homework set by their school. So when I was … Read more

Summer Learning: Beach Name Collage

Summer Learning Beach Name Collage Summer Learning Beach Name Collage

Head down to the beach and make a fun Name Collage using stones and pebbles. A fun learning activity for preschoolers working on name recognition. When the weather allows (and sometimes when it doesn’t) we love to pack up a picnic and head down to our local beach. My kids go mad for a spot … Read more