Why is six afraid of seven?
The answer to this riddle - and others - can help the cognitive development of children, writes Diane Bourke, in a repost of this family favourite that will bring smiles to faces young and old.
Best books for kids to help them understand the coronavirus
A new wave of books has been published online to help children understand the coronavirus and protect themselves. Shih-Wen Sue Chen, Kristine Moruzi and Paul Venzo from Deakin University give their top picks.
Leaving the bubble: Helping anxious kids prepare for a return to the classroom
The return to the classroom might be challenging for some children. Peter Hanlon reports on how to support them.
Our super list of great ideas for kids at home – updated
We can get out more, but there's still lots of time at home. Here's our growing super list of resources to keep kids of all ages (including big kids) engaged and entertained while they are at home – Lego workshops, classic biscuit recipes, Australia's sporting treasures, and more.
Home, not alone: Cocooning has been hardest on the Tweenies
In Ruairi O'Duil's household, isolation has been hardest on his Tween. Will our Tweens be the Covid Kids, a generation that needs special care?
The Class of 2020: How we can support returning Year 12s
Independent schools look forward to returning to class
My Tiny Humans: First time vs second time
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Leaf lessons: Autumn learning ideas for your young children
The wonderful hues and changes of autumn can be a fun way to learn for younger children, writes ISV's Lili-Ann Kriegler. She shares her ideas for families in this article and short video.