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We are proud to announce the arrival of Page Break’s newest title; Go Green Gecko! It follows the adventures of the Wellington green gecko as he forages for food in the New Zealand bush. Again, Margaret Tolland uses texture and layered images to bring the characters and native bush to life and Gay Hay’s rhythmic […]Read More
At a time when schools can be very focussed on ‘standards’ and ‘results’ it can be very easy to forget that learning should be fun! In this article, ‘Joy: A Subject Schools Lack’, mother of three, a teacher, and a developmental psychologist, Susan Engel, reminds us that ‘the thing that sets children apart from adults is […]Read More
Greetings to you all It’s the beginning of a new school year in New Zealand – we are just back from our summer break. Time to get to know a new group of student! Discovery Time is the perfect opportunity to excite children’s curiosity, discover their strengths and stand back and observe how they work […]Read More
If you have children or grandchildren with you these holidays make sure they get plenty of time to play. Not necessarily organised activities, just freedom to be! Provide opportunities for great ideas to bubble up. Kids think of things that we would never come up with if you give them space. Who would believe that […]Read More
We all agree that when children are actively involved they are more likely to learn more. Add student-directed to that and you have a winning combination. I came across the website for the Royal Institute of Great Britain today and found these great science activities It looks as though they will be adding to them but […]Read More