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Whether you’ve got a teen entering their senior year or a little one starting their very first day, we’ve put together a comprehensive resource to help you make the transition out of school holidays and into study mode all the more easier.

Find lunchbox inspiration, checklists, info on buying devices plus tips and tricks for prepping your child for the school year.

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Tips for encouraging reading

Find ways to help your child develop a lifelong love of reading. Here are some simple ideas help kids love ...
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10 tips for buying school shoes

Kids spend around 30 hours a week in their school shoes, so it's vital they fit properly. Here's how to ...
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Handwriting milestones for preschoolers

Discover the handwriting milestones and printable sheets your child needs as they develop their cursive and print handwriting skills ...
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The pre-handwriting skills your preschooler needs

One of the first things our children learn at school is how to write, but there's no need to wait till they start school to help them start learning the ...
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Mastering the pen grip

Teaching kids how to write and grip a pen correctly is easy with these tips from Kidspot ...
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The right sport for your child

Finding the right sport for your child can be challenging, and often you'll need to stop and start a few along the way ...
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Choosing a performing arts class for your child

Do you have a little singing, acting or musical star? Learn how to pick drama, music or singing lessons and classes to help your creative child shine! ...
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After school nutrition for your sporty child

Children need to refuel correctly after expelling so much energy, the best thing to offer is a nutritious snack. The 30 minutes directly after exercise is when our bodies are ...
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What do you want your children to learn?

We asked Kidspot readers what subject they wish kids were taught at school. You may be surprised by the results! ...
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Helping kids with learning disabilities get into the arts

Taking part in the arts can help your child develop confidence and self-worth. Try these tips to help you nurture a love of the arts in your child ...
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The homework debate

Homework - do you love it or hate it? Parents, educators and early childhood experts seem to fall into two very distinct camps on the topic of homework. However you ...
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Teachers’ pet peeves

Being a teacher ain't easy! Beyond the demand for better working conditions, support and pay, discover what more minor things are also disrupting the happy life of a teacher ...
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7 ways to prepare for parent teacher night

Parent teacher conferences are a time when parents can learn a lot about their child's education. It's worth learning what questions to prepare ...
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