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Play in the foundation of learning……

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Play is the foundation of learning for children. It’s how they make sense of the world around them, hypothesise and experiment, learn to negotiate, understand their feelings and so much more. The best part of all however, is that it’s fun! It keeps children coming back for more and helps them form positive feelings towards

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Getting kids excited about writing

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I had the pleasure in attending the recent SCBWI conference in Sydney. Teachers, librarians and some of Australia’s finest children’s authors and illustrators gathered together in a one-day professional development conference that focused on encouraging creativity and developing enthusiastic, confident young writers.  The presenting authors spoke about their craft, love of books and good stories.  They shared their

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