Tips for Successful Homework Time

Your kids just spent all day at school, asking them to do homework can sometimes seem like a big ask, and let’s be serious; it’s almost like having school at home. Once your kids get home, your child may resist homework; however, there are some ways to make it more appealing: Give them a breather ...
Are You Buying the Correct School Bag for Your Child?

Yes, it’s that time of the year, back to school and the last minute running around getting all your children’s school things ready! Of course, on top of the list is choosing your child’s school bag, but how important is it, to choose the right school bag? As parents, we worry on how much weight ...
Best Children’s Tables and Workstations

Having space for your little one to read, write, draw and generally be creative is beneficial.  Not only will they spend hours using their imagination, but they will also feel independent by having their very own area to enjoy.  For your budding Picasso. This colourful, wipe-clean art desk has lots of storage! With a large ...
Bring Learning Out of the Classroom and Into Your Home

Parents are always asking what they can do at home to support their child’s learning and further advance them academically. While I usually answer with ‘reading and free play is the only thing needed’, I understand that some families want more than that.  So, instead of ignoring those requests, I would rather suggest resources that ...
What is This Reggio Thing Really About?

More and more nursery’s and schools are labelling themselves as ‘Reggio’ or base their philosophy on the Reggio Approach. Whilst this all sounds exciting and wonderful; do you really understand what it means? Secondly, is what they’re calling ‘Reggio’ actually accurate? Reggio Emilia is a beautiful town in Italy that wanted a progressive and cooperative ...
Preschool at Nursery vs School, which is better?

Your child is finally settled at nursery.  They make friends, they are happy and confident to come to nursery, they are learning and developing wonderfully at nursery. Then they get a bit older, and your mind turns to big school.  Questions about keeping your child in nursery for FS1 (pre-K) or enrolling them in a […]