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How to Set Tie-Dye

We use the RIT brand of tie-dye. Below are the instructions from their website on setting the colour to prevent it washing out: To help set the dye, we recommend using your microwave. Wrap the dyed fabric in plastic wrap and seal the edges. Place the wrapped fabric on...

How to bake Sculpey Clay

Your child has brought home some beautiful Oven-Bake clay creations today!   Here's how to bake it so it will last forever:    1. Preheat oven to 130 degrees celsius 2. Place the clay in a cookie baking tray lined with baking paper (waxed) 3. Bake for approx...

How to Stimulate Creative Thinking in Your Child

How to stimulate creative thinking among children this holiday Many parents think that creativity can’t be learned and it’s an inborn talent.  That either a child is born with or without it. However, the truth is that creativity is a skill that can be developed...

Parenting Through Sibling Rivalry in the School Holidays

How to Parent Through Sibling Rivalry in The Holiday Every time the word ‘sibling’ comes up, it usually seems to be accompanied by ‘rivalry’ despite the fact that most sibling relationships are solid and loving. Sibling rivalry is a common challenge in every...

How to Nurture Healthy Social Skills for Kindergarten

Starting School for the first time is a big milestone in a child’s life. Kindergarten is the beginning of a learning path that will support and guide your child’s future for the rest of their lives. But a common concern that a lot of parents have here in Australia is...

Hot Tips for School-Holiday Survival!

Once again the school holidays have crept up on us!  The much-needed break is a perfect opportunity for parents to enjoy some quality time with the kids. Children fully benefit from the time off from the usual pre-school or school routine, but sometimes school...

Why is correct pencil grip important?

Parents usually watch out for all of the important aspects of childhood learning. However, even for the most attentive parents, small details such as the importance of a good pencil grip can go unnoticed. And why is this important? For one, a good pencil grip...

Building Resilience in Your Child Through Drama Classes

When your child gets teased or bullied at school, excluded by others or feels like they are no good at anything, the natural reaction many parents have is to overprotect their children. However this tends to do more harm than good! Raising a child who knows how to...

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