Super Cool Science Kits for Super Cool Science Kids #STEM

The kids and I often pile out into the garden with a science book, some experiment 'ingredients' and lots of enthusiasm. Nine out of ten...

Reading Tips for First Graders this Winter Break

Is your child just getting settled into first grade after a great year in kindergarten?  Check out these winters break reading tips for parents...

8 ways to help your kids make healthy snack choices

We all know that our kids learn by example, but we can be unaware of some of the bad examples we're setting. For instance,...

Summer Learning to stop the Brain Drain

Summertime can lead to a lull in learning - here are awesome resources to stave off summer brain drain Beginning Architecture Mini Frank Lloyd Wrights...

Big Ideas Simply Explained @DKCanada Book #Review

The Big Ideas Simply Explained series is for everyone interested in a topic but at the same time intimidated by the complexity and breadth...

Learning to speak Canadian English (It’s not British or American – it’s Canadian)

When we moved to Canada, we had already spent a lot of time here and were aware of the cultural differences between the UK...

10 free Valentine’s Classroom / Homeschool Activities (Grades K-2)

Are you always on the look out for fun, learning activities you can use in the classroom, home school or for home practice &...

OurPact – Teaching Responsibility Through Technology

 “I’m excited to introduce you today to a wonderfully helpful app, OurPact. All opinions are my own.“ When we were kids there was no potential...

Easy Resolutions For Your Child’s Education

As adults New Year is the time to make resolutions. You know the ones - get fit, loose weight, get organised, learn something new....

How Many Words will your Word-Whammer Wham with a Word-Whammer that Whams Words

You won't need to encourage your little ones to spin, push and twist the uniquely designed Word Whammer to learn letters and build words...

Leap Ahead In Learning With The ‘Leap-Pad Platinum

There are plenty of tablets on the market that are aimed at children. From devices that look like functioning tablets but are nothing more...

The Singalong Book Club #Review

Singalong Book Club is an excellent new book club for little ones and their caregivers. Aimed predominantly at preschoolers the Singalong Book Club...

Library Science 101 #Inforgraphic

Many thanks to the  USC’s Online Master of Library Management Program for permission to share their excellent infographic

DK FindOut – A Learning Resource From @DKCanada

Everyone who reads my blogs with any regularity knows how much I really like Dorling Kindersley books. The reference books are always so well...

Math’s more fun with #UMIGO – #Review

One of the biggest challenges to supporting a child's education is finding commercial free, good quality resources that will engage your child and not...