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SCIENCE: Fun ways to get kids excited about space

We chat to Kirsten Banks, astronomy educator who works at the Sydney Observatory to find out more about getting kids excited about space.

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NOTICEBOARD: Bindi’s Story wins award at Wakakirri

Sunshine Beach State School struck gold when they took out the Sunshine Coast Regional Finals.

Primary

BACK TO SCHOOL: Healthy lunch box ideas to ease the back to school rush

As the kids return to school, are you wondering if the lunch and snacks in your kids lunch box are the best and healthiest option?

Education

EDUCATION: Starting school in 2019

This term, as you and your child begin to plan for the big step from kindy to school, you will have a lot to share with your child’s new school teacher. A transition statement is one way for the...

Hot Topics

EDUCATION: 31 authors every child should read

Kids stuck for reading inspiration? Here's a list of authors that every child should put on their reading list.

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NOTICEBOARD: Sunshine Beach State School makes all the right moves

Students from Sunshine Beach State School made all the right moves at the Sunshine Coast Chess Championships recently.

Parenting Files

PARENTING: Motivating kids to do homework

Feeling the homework battle? Here's some great tips to motivate kids to do homework and without yelling!

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NOTICEBOARD: Buderim students prepare for a state battle of the minds

A team of seven Buderim Mountain State School students are preparing for the state Opti-MINDS final.

Preschool

EDUCATION: 10 awesome outdoor activity books for spring

Spring has sprung! Here are 10 of our favourite activity books to take the fun outdoors outdoors. And the best bit? They are all available at your local library – so it’s totally FREE!

Parenting Files

PARENTING: Why boredom is important

'I'm bored!' is a phrase all parents dread. But boredom is important for kids... here's why...

News

NEWS: 2018 Young Whale Warriors announced

SPIRIT of Gold Coast Whale Watching has announced the 2018 winners of its annual search for the Gold Coast’s Young Whale Warrior.

Life Stories

LOCAL LIFE: We meet... Plastic Boy!

Twelve-year-old Arlian Ecker from Byron Bay, known as Plastic Free Boy, is on a mission to unite and educate kids about the problems and solutions of plastic pollution. We chat to him to find out...