Review: Planet Trekker children’s menu at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto + win a night for you!

Intercontinental Hotels Group 'The Rialto' Melbourne Opening Phtoography

This is a review post. The giveaway has now ended. Congratulations to Zoey! Check your inbox for an email from me. My key goal for 2014 has been to focus on family harmony. I have been working on the way I interact with the kids and also making sure there is more opportunities for us to do … [Read more...]

7 tips for cooking with kids in the kitchen this school holidays

7 tips for cooking with kids in the kitchen this school holidays

This post kicks of a series of posts on getting kids in the kitchen to cook these school holidays sponsored by Western Star. As you can tell from the blog, I spend a fair bit of time in the kitchen. It is very much the main activity hub of our home. From a very young age I have spent time cooking … [Read more...]

Children’s Book Week 2014 – resources and teacher’s notes

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I love book week. Each year it is celebrating in August in Australia. It is a great way to put a fun focus on reading and expand kids knowledge of authors and genres of books. I actually look forward to putting this post together every year. I am not sure I would explore the CBCA short list so … [Read more...]

FIFA World Cup 2014 – flags and activities for kids

FIFA World Cup Activities 2014

We first did this activity back in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, which you can see in this post here and I highlight as well as the pure enjoyment of this activity for the kids, there is much they can learn from World Cup activities. We will spend this long weekend colouring in together and setting up … [Read more...]