10 easy lunchbox ideas- that will promote learning!

It can be hard to think of new and exciting ideas for lunchboxes, especially if you make them everyday. Here are a few ideas for injecting learning into lunches! Write a cool message on a banana. 2. Make sure your kids have the coolest carrots in town. 3. Cut sandwiches into cool geometric shapes. Your…

10 Easy Screen-Free Travel Kit Ideas

It can be hard to think of things for kids to do when out and about, in a waiting room or at a boring old Aunt’s house. Taking your own play travel kits can save the day. Here are ten screen free travel kit ideas to occupy even the busiest little minds!

Learning Infused Cooking with Kids: Easy Sushi Rolls

Sushi rolls are really fun to make and full of superfoods! My kids prefer simple fillings like tuna and cucumber, but you can put anything you like in them. Rolling the rice, and carefully lining up the strips of vegetables on the rice are both great for finger muscle development and hand eye coordination. It’s…

Learning Infused Routines with Kids: Geometric Toast

The children in our house love toast. They have it every morning without fail. Our one year old says toast before we even get him out of his cot! We know that children learn through repetition and therefore daily routines are an amazing opportunity to promote learning. Any learning that can be injected into daily…

Learning Infused Cooking with Kids: Rainbow Lemon Cake

This delicious lemon cake recipe is packed with amazing science and mathematics lessons! Mix and create and any colour palate yours kids like, while measuring and counting the ingredients. This is a great recipe to help children learn to make predictions and experiment with colour!   What you will need: 150gms Butter 1 Cup of…

Learning Infused Cooking with Kids: Pita Pizza

Making pizza is super easy and fun, and with a bit of planning can be packed full of quick learning easy opportunities for children. Once you get going, you’ll probably think up heaps of them yourself- but here are a few ideas to get started. What you will need: One packet of pita pockets Salami…

Learning Infused Cooking for Kids: Gingerbread Train Recipe

    This recipe for yummy gingerbread trains is just packed with learning opportunities for children. Your little ones will love rolling out the dough and counting the carriages. I made these with my three year old yesterday and she sorted all smarties into their different colours! I would love to hear what creative ideas…

Promote Learning for Children Interested in Trains!

We know that planning activities around children’s interests promotes complex learning opportunities for children. Children choose to revisit the experience and with focused learning outcomes in mind they will build up skills over time. Here are some simple ideas extending learning for children interested in trains. 1. Promote Children’s Vocabulary and Speaking Skills: New evidence suggests reading regularly…