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Spring has sprung! Outdoor activities for screen-free playtime

09 October 2020
Spring has finally arrived at Hinkler HQ! The days are getting warmer, flowers are blossoming, and after all this time inside, the idea of embarking on some outdoor adventures has never been so appealing.

Discovering the classics: captivating reads to ignite your child’s imagination

29 September 2020
The classics are classics for a reason; they are stories that have not tarnished over time. But when trying to build a love of reading in our children, it can be hard to find wonderful texts that are age appropriate.

Playing with paper: behind the scenes with big kid (and paper engineer) Geoff Rayner

09 September 2020
I’m Geoff Rayner, the paper engineer behind Zap! Extra: Make Your Own Marble Run. A paper engineer makes me sound super sciencey – but it’s just a fancy name for someone who plays with bits of paper and cardboard all day long.

SIX LESSONS FROM THE CLASSICS

19 July 2019
Of the many stories that have been told, written and shared across generations, there are some stories that endure – the Classics. We’ve adapted some of the world’s best-loved classic to introduce these charming tales to younger readers.

Essential oils: your questions answered

06 March 2019
What are essential oils and how do you use them safely? What makes for a good-quality oil? How can you apply them to help with issues like sleep, stress and general wellbeing? Find the answers in this blog post!

Write now and write often: tips for beginners

21 February 2019
Get writing right now! Read all about the benefits of creative writing, some tips for getting you started and about the perfect tool for improving your craft, Ellie Marney’s creative writing guide, Write Now!

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