Jul 202020
 
'The Battle' giveaway

As we’re gearing up for a brand new term it is definitely a mix of nerves and excitement at our house. The older kids are super keen to go back to school, but the younger ones are not so sure. The teachers, the students, the building, the school work… it all can be quite scary and daunting! If your little student is feeling a tad [read more]

Jun 242020
 
LeapFrog LeapStart 3D giveaway

Learning to read is a huge achievement, some of my children instantly ‘got it’ and others took their time to work it out and that is totally OK. I have definitely learnt that keeping it fun, exciting and entertaining helps take away some of the pressure and allows young readers to playfully make the jump from looking at pictures to proper reading. Proving you’re never [read more]

Jun 222020
 
'When the World Went Inside' giveaway

From home isolation to hoarding, from shopping limits to social distancing, from hand sanitiser to home schooling… it has been a crazy few months! There are days I myself can hardly wrap my head around everything that has happened and the impact it has on all of us, so I am not surprised that children’s heads are full of questions too. If you are looking [read more]

‘Ella & Mrs Gooseberry’ giveaway

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Jun 042020
 
'Ella & Mrs Gooseberry' giveaway

During these strange times of social distancing and home isolation it is more important than ever to teach children about kindness, community and caring for those who could use a smile. This sweet EK Books release by Australian author Vikki Conley has all the good stuff covered: In Ella & Mrs Gooseberry (RRP $24.99) we meet the lovely Ella and her grumpy neighbour called, you [read more]

‘Arabella and the Magic Pencil’ giveaway

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May 292020
 
'Arabella and the Magic Pencil' giveaway

Castles and crowns, glamour and gowns, tea parties and tiaras… if you thought the life of a princess is always easy, think again. Author Stephanie Ward and illustrator Shaney Hyde are welcoming you into the colourful world of Princess Arabella in this beautiful story published by EK Books: Every year Princess Arabella, adored by her loving parents, is granted one special wish. She uses her royal [read more]

National Reconciliation Week giveaway

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May 272020
 
National Reconciliation Week giveaway

Whether the kids are back at school or still learning along from home, starting today many students across Australia will be learning about National Reconciliation Week (May 27 – June 3). What is reconciliation, why is it important and why is it important to all of us? Reconciliation Australia captures the message like this: ‘At its heart, reconciliation is about strengthening relationships between Aboriginal and Torres [read more]