22Jan
2015
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Say Thank you

Task: Encourage your child get in the habit of writing “Thank You” notes for gifts or whenever it is appropriate to do so. Ask your child to think of 2 or 3 people they would like to thank and have them make and decorate thank...

01Jan
2015
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How To Make Puffy Paint!

Puffy paint is one of the simplest (and funnest!) activities you could do with your child. You are likely to have the ingredients in your pantry, your child can get involved in making the paint, and you can get started in no time at...

20Oct
2014
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craft

Is Arts ‘n Smarts Right For Your Child?

We created Arts n’ Smarts after talking to many parents who wanted to give their children a fun way to grow and develop creatively, emotionally and intellectually, but didn’t know where to start. Of course, not every child is the same, and Arts n’...

08Aug
2014
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Preschool Kids Education

What Is The Right Age To Start School?

In Victoria, in order to begin attending primary school, children must turn 5 by at least the 30th of April in that year. Children who are born after this date will start Prep in the following year, once they have already turned 5. Because...

25Jun
2014
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Preschool Kids Education

How To Raise A Child That Loves To Learn

There is an old saying that goes “you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.” In a similar sense, teachers and parents can provide students with an abundance of resources, a high quality education and constant support, and it...