101 Ways to Play Outdoors

The weather is glorious here in Western Australia at the moment and my girl’s are spending most of their free time outdoors. To celebrate the simple joy of outdoor play I decided to collate 101 fabulous outdoor activities into this printable poster

Keeping Study Skills Sharp Through Summer

by Corbit Harris Be ready for school in the fall by staying sharp through the summer! 1. Practice math facts 2. Play with problem solving 3. Help plan family vacations 4. While cooking, practice measurements 5. Dive into your Summer reading list 6.

Encourage Independence

by Karen Skinulis and Stanley Shapiro, "M: The Folios, Being A Montessori Parent" No.1 "A servant does things for a child, while a (parent) should be an educator." - Maria Montessori You can continue the Montessori experience for your child at home

Living the List: Making the Most of Our Weekends!

940. That’s the number of Saturdays you get with your child between birth and 18 years old.  And by the time those kiddos are just five years old, 260 of the Saturdays are over! It rocked me the first time I read it. I immediately called Jessica to

Make Water Safety Your Priority

  Take Steps to Stay Safe Around Water Swimming is the most popular summer activity. The best thing you can do to help your family stay safe is to enroll in age-appropriate swim lessons. Contact the Training Support Center at

5 Ways to Make Reading Fun at Home

Set aside time everyday for reading.  Children rely on routines.  Establish a reading routine early on in life for a lifelong habit of reading. Keep the televisions and computers off and make reading fun by snuggling and interacting at the same

Share a Summer Subscription

READY TO READ? This summer, share a magazine subscription with your child! Imagine a new issue monthly or weekly to enjoy together on a quiet summer evening, or lounging by the pool. Imagination and learning doesn't take a summer break, and reading