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To Renee Price, Author of Digby’s Moon Mission, Thank you for writing the book, it was funny when Digby thought to sling shot food up to the moon to feed it. He wasn’t exactly feeding it, but kind of though. It is weird how the moon just gets bigger and bigger […]

My Letter to Digby’s Author Renee Price, from Tommy aged ...


(My son reading Darth by Julieann Wallace via Skype) Is your child beginning to say words and point to pictures in books? Is your child retelling their favourite books? Is your child reading levelled readers? Is your child learning information from non-fiction books? Is your child learning to read with […]

Your child can read to anyone, anywhere with Video Calling.


From Babble to Beginning Writer – The Stages of Alphabet Chart Development Stage One – Babble Alphabet Charts are found in libraries, classrooms, and children’s bedrooms, but what do we actually use them for? There are different stages of development in children’s reading and writing, therefore it only makes sense […]

The Stages of Alphabet Charts – stage 1



Every child has a little bit or maybe a lot of Sarah in them. Slow Down Sarah, captures the attention of readers as they wonder what mischief Sarah will create next as she speeds past on her motorbike. What I loved about the book, written by Ainsley Shepherd, was when […]

Slow Down, Sarah!



I am an Educational Consultant and Creative Writer for Oz Phonics 5, 6 and 7. ‘Oz Phonics is an iPad-based reading system that caters for beginning readers and students from non-English speaking backgrounds. Our system is used by parents/carers, teachers and speech pathologists. In addition to iPad apps, we provide […]

Oz Phonics



Frankie Dupont and the Mystery of Enderby Manor. February 4, 2015Edit  Frankie Dupont and the Mystery of Enderby Manor. Author Julie Anne Grasso Educational Review and activities by Jenny Graham (AbcJenny) Julie Anne Grasso’s book Frankie Dupont and the Mystery of Enderby Manor is the first book in the Frankie Dupont […]

Frankie Dupont and the Mystery of Enderby Manor


Every classroom is filled with students working at different levels of the Australian Curriculum. A typical Year 3 class will have students ranging from Level 1 to Level 5 with maybe some students working in Foundation or Level 6. How would you love one resource which makes Spelling Groups easy? Spelling […]

Spelling Activities made easy.


Does your child know what a postcard is? When was the last time they sent a postcard to a friend or relative? In this age of Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter and the other growing social media sites, the sending of postcards are a thing of the past. Next time you […]

Postcards for kids



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Has your child or student even been so captivated by a book that every word and illustration is examined to gain as much from the book as they can? I love when kids, love reading. Authors and illustrators are passionate about what they do, this passion shows in the quality of […]

Educational Activities based on Children’s Books.