Bush Kindergarten Dream

Bush Kindergarten Dream

I took a leap earlier this week – I submitted a proposal that I am excited and passionate about but one that also makes me feel nervous because of the amount of work I would have to do to make it happen. I have always believed in dreaming big so this is no exception....
How to Teach Kids to Play with Knives

How to Teach Kids to Play with Knives

I remember it like it was yesterday. I was helping mum to prepare dinner and she had gone outside to get something from the garden. I had peeled the carrot and I had just started cutting the carrot into slices. The knife slipped and my finger got in the way. There was...
Southern Hemisphere Easter – Kiwi Style!

Southern Hemisphere Easter – Kiwi Style!

My memories of Easter as a child involved a lot of chocolate Easter eggs – terrible I know! I really want to help create some different kinds of memories for my children so I have been thinking about what we can do to achieve this. When I look online for ideas or...
4 Tips for Getting Outside in the Rain

4 Tips for Getting Outside in the Rain

I have been asked many times for ideas of what to do with children when it’s raining. My short answer is “Do what you do when it’s not raining”. This response has received a variety of responses back! It’s not meant to be sarcastic, I say it to get people thinking and...
Plants need water too!

Plants need water too!

We have had some really hot nor’west days this past week in Christchurch. I always drink a lot of water and trying to get my kids to drink lots of water on those hot days seems to be really easy. They recognise in their body that they need water to help them feel...
How to make a Water Wall

How to make a Water Wall

If you follow us on Facebook, you will have seen our live video of our Water Wall that we made last week. If not I am sharing the link as its much better to watch how it works and what we have done. You can also use the photos below to help figure out how you could...

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