“Are We Doing Our Duty?”

May 13, 2024 |

I am listening to The Long Time Academy which encourages us to think about the future in a meaningful way. Whilst this is much more than a focus on empathy, the basis of this is thinking about future generations and what we are doing for them. My belief, supported by many academics, researchers and…


March 12, 2024 |

Hello!We are very excited to tell you that after nearly a year of developing, filming and talking about the Professional Development Module … we have finally launched it today!! Winnie and I want to thank Dr Tessa Weadman for her invaluable work and her commitment to this project in the middle of having her…

Welcome to 2024

January 22, 2024 |

Hi to you all and Happy New Year. I hope your end of year celebrations were full of joy and happiness. Sadly, I have been quite distressed at what I have been witnessing around the globe and wonder how you, as teachers handle this with your students. Our hope is that all children can live…

Fine & Gross Motor Skills-Further

October 27, 2023 |

Hello to all our subscribers. I think I am always apologising for the time in between blogs but I am sure you are all so busy you are happily not inundated. Previously I had promised, a couple of blogs back, to give you some more ideas around fine and gross motors skills using our books.…

A Ginnie & Pinney Update

June 28, 2023 |

It’s been too long! Firstly, I want to thank you for your patience and for those who have recently, or not so recently subscribed! And, of course, a big shout out to our Queensland teachers! Since my last blog in October, writing a new blog has been on my mind. I am not sure why…

About Fine and Gross Motor Skills

October 27, 2022 |

Activity ideas encouraging fine & gross motor skills Hello! It seems a very long time since I wrote the last Blog. I have been away greeting a new grandchild into our family! Meanwhile Winnie has been busy sending out orders and keeping up with emails. I, on the other hand, had little opportunity to read…


August 24, 2022 |

‘As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.’ Antoine de Saint-Exupery I found this quote quite interesting as it got me thinking how teaching is really about enabling the future through our children’s education and how the crisis in the early learning workforce is going to impact on…

About Gender Identity

About Identity

May 19, 2022 |

How a little book about ‘self identity’ can be the catalyst for gender identity conversation Firstly, apologies for my long silence. My adult daughter and I got caught in the Northern Rivers floods and were forced to drive back to Melbourne, via a detour through Lismore; would you believe! It was extremely upsetting and I…

Curiosity doesn’t kill the cat!

February 9, 2022 |

New Ideas with Ginnie & Pinney Over the holiday period I realised I wanted to share how the Ginnie & Pinney materials can be used differently, so here are a few ideas which will hopefully broaden children’s learning and increase their curiosity. The more we can stimulate children to be curious, the better. That old…


About Compassion, Fear and Tolerance-

January 24, 2022 |

Firstly Happy New Year. I really hope you have had a very good and restful break over the New Year. Particularly after such difficult times we have endured in 2020 and 2021. Let’s hope 2022 bring us health, peace and some normality to the school year. I thought I would like to start the year…

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