Starskills 40 Weeks

What is the Starskills 40 Weeks Program? The Starskills 40 Weeks Program (available here) is designed for children aged 0-5. It is a weekly program that provides a literacy and numeracy introduction and focus. Children develop vocabulary, count and clap words. It is a visually based program with educators being able to login to the […]

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EYLF Planner

As educators we know that if we fail to plan then we plan to fail!  I LOVE to be organised and know where I am going to take the class. The Early Years Learning Framework provides fantastic guiding principles to get  you there! Planning with the EYLF requires you know your children very well and […]

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Insect Curriculum Plan

CLICK HERE This EYLF Insect Curriculum Plan will help you get started when your children show an interest in anything to do with Insects! This science focused Curriculum Plan is designed to get children exploring, investigating and inquiring all about the wonderful around them! Included in this pack – INSECT TEACHER BINDERS Start your file […]

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Name Chart Service

Last term a teacher asked me if I can create her Name Charts for her so she can save time. Yes! Absolutely I can! I have finished my name charts, name tags and drawer/desk tags for the year and am getting organised! If you are wanting me to help you with your class set  then I […]

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Community Helpers

Community Helpers Theme Welcome to my class – Term 2 2013! Yes we are doing Community Helpers! This page is a work in progress, so please come back and visit me, as I create new things for you around the Community Helper Theme! Community Helpers is such a fun theme to introduce young children to! […]

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Sea Theme – ABC Theme

Sea Theme – ABC Theme The Sea theme is such a fun Summer theme to do with young children. Children will learn about a new Sea Animal each week. I have designed this so you can easily slip this theme into your Letter of the Week Program. Sea Animals Included Here’s a list of the […]

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My Classroom

As I reflect on the things happening in my class this Term I feel tremendously blessed. I wake up in the morning so excited about the kids and families I have contact with. I am excited to have fun things for the kids to be learning and to be involved with. One of the things […]

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How to Develop Confident Kids

We all desire to have confident kids. Kids that hold their heads up high and that show resilience. Kids that are confident in new situations. Are kids just born this way or are there things we can do as educators and parents to help our children in this? I have been working with children for […]

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7 Best Books that Teach the Alphabet

When you start to teach your child the Alphabet there are a number of quality early childhood books that can help you in this task. Setting up a box of Alphabet books is a super practical idea to encourage your baby, toddler and preschooler to learn the alphabet. 7 Best Alphabet Books to Teach Alphabet […]

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How to Teach Your Child the Alphabet

Knowing how to correctly teach the alphabet is very important. You will need to consider your child’s age and early literacy experiences. Pre schoolers may often be able to sing the alphabet song – ABCDEFG… but this does not mean your child actually knows the alphabet sounds, recognition and letters. A phonological awareness base is […]

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What is Phonological Awareness and How to Develop It?

What is Phonological Awareness? Phonological awareness refers to an individual’s awareness of the phonological structure, or sound structure, of spoken words. Phonological awareness is an important and reliable predictor of laterreading ability and has, therefore, been the focus of much research. Phonological awareness involves the detection and manipulation of sounds at three levels of sound structure: syllables, onsets and rimes, and  phonemes. […]

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