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DIY Easter hat

DIY Easter Hat

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Its Easter hat parade time again! DIY paint brand White Knight has collaborated with Brisbane-based wooden décor designers Bear and Sparrow on a craft kit, so parents and kids can together create a lovely hat for Easter, and then even re-use it as a stunning table centrepiece for family meals…

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Beat the back to school blues

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After being in “go slow’ mode over the holidays it can be a challenge getting the kids, not to mention yourself, excited about going back to school. With a new teacher, classroom, classmates, and year of new learning experiences ahead, it’s important that children start refreshed, relaxed, and motivated. Rather than…

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How to support your child’s learning at home

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One of the most common questions parents ask me as an Early Years Teacher is “What can we do to help our child ‘s learning at home?”. Whether it be reading, writing, spelling or mathematics, whether the child is excelling, struggling or simply cruising along, there are always things you can…

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Ask Her: Help – My child is being bullied

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In our latest Ask Her column, clinical psychologist Dr Lissa Johnson – who specialises in therapy, treatment, and counselling for individuals, couples and families – talks to us about bullying at school: Q: I have a feeling my child is being bullied at school but I don’t know how to open…