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Starting A Worm Farm In Your School Or Centre

A worm farm is a great way to recycle organic waste that would ordinarily end up as landfill. This organic waste would include food ‘waste’ (such as food scraps and from school canteens or childcare centre kitchens, lunch box leftovers etc.) and garden waste (such as leaf debris, weeds, plant trimmings etc.)  The worms gobble

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Celebrating Christmas In The Classroom

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… almost! Christmas is nearly here and it’s a great time to start gathering ideas for activities and gifts. If you’re looking for fun and easy ways to celebrate Christmas with your students, then you have come to the right place. Read on to find out some of

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10 Hands-on Numeracy Ideas For Children

As a teacher of young children, I am aware of the huge benefits of students engaging in hands-on learning. In the early years, it is essential for children to have opportunities to engage in kinaesthetic learning where they can absorb themselves in activities and gain a comprehensive understanding of concepts. When teachers facilitate hands-on, kinaesthetic

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How Do You Store Your LEGO®?

LEGO® storage is important. Done badly and you will spend your days finding LEGO elements in the strangest places, dealing with frustrated kids telling you for the third time that they can’t find the grey thingumy-jig and dreading the day your admins ask you to update the school’s asset register.  Done correctly and your students

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Learning STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths

Learning Stem: Part 2

In part 2 of our 2-part series on STEM, we follow up with My Stepping Stones, Leichhardt on their journey of implementing STEM and robotics in their centre.

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Choosing The Right Paint

With so many paints available to foster creativity, here we give you a summary of all the different types – plus, we give you our top tips on how to best use paint within the classroom environment.

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Learning STEM: Part 1

In part 1 of our 2-part series on STEM, we speak to My Stepping Stones, Leichhardt, an inner-city Sydney chain of early learning centres about how they are integrating STEM into their centres.

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