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Can I tell you a secret?…

Can I tell you a secret?…

I think I have confessed before my obsession with planning. I LOVE it!! I compare the success of fitting the Australian Curriculum into one year to fitting every last dish into the dishwasher... there is great satisfaction in completing the puzzle - anyone else out...

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Your Ultimate Classroom Art Supplies Checklist

Your Ultimate Classroom Art Supplies Checklist

Hi. My name is Melissa Bagnall. I am a trained primary school teacher but currently playing stay-at-home mum to an almost-three-year-old. If you are anything like me, teaching visual arts properly in your classroom can seem like a daunting task. I am not a trained...

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How To Assemble A Factball

How To Assemble A Factball

So as well as Lapbooks, I LOVE using Factballs in the classroom as well. Why? Factballs are easy to assemble and are a unique way to display research content in your classroom. This content could be recorded in your students’ books, never to be seen or looked at...

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How To Assemble A Lapbook

How To Assemble A Lapbook

I LOVE using Lapbooks in my classroom! Why? Because not only do they showcase student learning in a neat and organised package (pleasing my OCD tendencies ;p) but they are engaging for students also. I love how my students take ownership of their Lapbook. They take...

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