Gourmet Daycare Meal Planning

One of the little known things about me is I created a Meal Planning E-Book called 200 Weeknight Dinners. It is basically 40 weeks of dinners organised for you – with your budget in mind so you NEVER have to think about what’s for dinner!It’s a pretty great resource when I was working full time! […]

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Technology & Kids

Over the last few weeks I have really been thinking about my own kids and technology. On the one hand I have an 11 & 12 year old and on the other a 22 week old. My children are growing up in an age that parents are struggling to keep up with. On the one hand […]

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Develop Your Baby’s Language Skills & Visit the Library

One of the best activities you can do with your baby to develop their language skills is to visit your local library. Your local library usually has library activities for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. So be sure to check them out! How to develop a love for reading especially in boysThere are a few things over […]

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Starskills Original ABC Alphabet & Counting Sea Songs

Thrilled to upload my latest project! For a long time I have had so many songs I have written over my teaching life. I have finally started to work on these with my twin sister! This project is our very first of hopefully many. Teach ABC through Song This video is designed to teach your […]

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Letter & Number of the Week

One of the key constants in my program is my Letter of the Week Program. Each week we focus on a new “Letter of the Week”. Children do thrive on routine and this is reflected in my “Letter of the Week” program. It is a simple program that will run for the first hour of […]

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Basics of the Early Years Learning Framework

Download EYLF Wall Posters I jumped at the opportunity to come back into my passion which is educating young children but was very overwhelmed with the “new” way of doing things. I want to share with you how I have tackled the EYLF so you can have a shortcut and dive straight in! You can flourish […]

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Kindergarten Guidelines

Download EYLF Wall Posters The West Australian Kindergarten Guidelines have recently been published. The guidelines support teachers to plan lessons that are relevant to their students in the Kindy Years. The purpose of these guidelines is to help educator’s develop programs that provide the optimum level of development for the Kindergarten students. These guidelines use […]

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Father’s Day Morning

Have you got plans for Father’s Day yet? This year I am having a fun and simple Father’s Day Play morning. It will run from 8:30 – 9:15am so Dads can come first thing and spend the first 45minutes of our day with us! I have designed a fun pack that all you have to […]

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Outdoor Banner

I am really excited to be working on our outdoor play environment. For over a year this has not been a possibility as our play area was waiting for a proper fence. Well the sturdy fence is finally in and it is time to add some interest! I created a banner that is absolutely perfect […]

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Sensory Play

What is Sensory Play? Sensory Play or Messy Play is play that allows children to be fully engaged with their senses. Children use their 5 senses to discover and explore when involved with sensory play. Their sense of sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste. By providing opportunities for sensory play children have the opportunity to not only develop their senses but they also develop holistically. Children will develop their […]

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Balloon Play

Today was so much fun! I suprised the children by hanging balloons all over the classroom. When they walked in they were so excited. I told them that for the first session we were going to be scientists and just observe. We saw the balloons sway a little and spoke about it. We observed some […]

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Art Work with Boxes

It is amazing that you can spend hundreds of dollars on educational resources and then you give children a few old boxes and they are engaged in meaningful and often very creative play! So with that in mind SAVE ALL YOUR OLD BOXES! You can create instant art pieces, use old boxes for children to […]

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Play Dough

Play dough – one of the best activities you can have on hand for your young preschooler!  I have a fail proof recipe that will keep well in the fridge for at least a month or two! A few tips when using it though. Always play with play dough on tiles or outside. If you […]

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