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Review of ‘Found: The Art of Recycling’

Review of ‘Found: The Art of Recycling’ Please welcome Fiona Eastwood to Children’s Books Daily. Fiona is a primary school teacher librarian at Coopers Plains State School and like me she is completing her Masters...

Review of ‘Australian Story: An Illustrated Timeline’

Review of ‘Australian Story: An Illustrated Timeline' Please welcome Fiona Eastwood to Children’s Books Daily. Fiona is a primary school teacher librarian and like me she is completing her Masters – so we both really...

Books to Screen Part Two

Books to Screen Part Two Welcome to Part Two of ‘Books to Screen’, Part One is here. I’m sorting through the awful YouTube clips of book readings and trying to find some absolute gems that young and...

Mem Fox: ‘Possum Magic’

Mem Fox: 'Possum Magic' Once upon a time, but not very long ago, deep in the Australian bush, there lived two possums. Their names were Hush and Grandma Poss. Grandma Poss made bush magic… Did you...

Easter Egg Biscuits

Easter Egg Biscuits When I was in my early teens we were visiting family friends and I uncovered a ‘secret’ so dreadful that I still remember ever second of that visit to this day. It...

Easter Holiday Reading Log

Easter Holiday Reading Log School holidays are nearly upon us! It’s a time for our children to rest, rejuvenate….and READ! Reading is the perfect holiday pastime and takes children from the boredom of their bedroom...

3 Fabulous Relaxation and Meditation Stories for Children

3 Fabulous Relaxation and Meditation Stories for Children Which Also Enhance Creativity I’ve spoken before about the reasons I love audio stories: great for imagery; listening skills; and for calming overtired or over stimuluated children.You can...

Easter Reading Activities: Egg Head

Easter Reading Activities: Egg Head Who doesn’t love an egg head? Nothing new here at all, but they were new to Pud and she thought they were extremely excellent. We love a good easy gardening...

Easter Reading Activity: Easter Chocolate Bark

Easter Reading Activity: Easter Chocolate Bark Late last year I 'stole' Ang's chocolate bark recipe when I saw her and her mum talking about it on Facebook and begged for it. Don’t you just love butting...

Easter Reading Activity: Easter Playdough and Sight Words IF I MUST

Easter Reading Activity: Easter Playdough and Sight Words IF I MUST Love a good printable. All the work done for you. Why reinvent the wheel? I have stacks of free ones I’ve found but I also...