Puzzles – the revival of old school family entertainment

choosing a puzzle

Many years ago, I would probably do a puzzle once every six months. When the kids came along, there was fat chance of completing one a year. Infact, I didn’t tackle one until my youngest turned 10, and in recent years, it has become evident to me that puzzles are experiencing a revival in the form of old school family entertainment. Puzzle companies More...

by Mummy Weekly | Published 11 months ago
By Danielle Mantakoul On Monday, August 13th, 2012

School Skills For School Starters

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

Below you will find general information in relation to what skills schools like to see children start with. It must be understood that schools are different, therefore presenting parents with slightly differing More...