Cookie Monster visits the coast.


Cookie monster made a guest appearance at Maroochydore Library this morning. Delighting the children at Story Time. He gave cuddles and high fives to those a little too frightened to get to close. He is here to help promote the Sesame Street Presents Elmo’s World Tour coming to the Coast in March and April. For […]

Saving Grape Jelly Cheeks


Quillr® Interactive Stories today announced the release of their first interactive children’s musical book for the iPad, Saving Grape-Jelly Cheeks. The delightful story of a little budgie rescued from a chilly Canadian fall using only string, a box and a stick is true. And in a unique twist, Saving Grape-Jelly Cheeks is told through catchy […]

Little Monkey Apps Times Tables

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Little Monkey Apps Times tables provides the repetition required for the mastery of times tables with innovative presentation and delivery. No more 20 out of 20! Little Monkey App Times tables presents students with a random grid of 81 spaces asking multiplication questions from numbers 1 through 12. Unlike flash card methods, individual tables or […]

Low Down On Cereal


We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. When you are busy getting ready for school or work you often donít have the time or the inclination to do much else than grab cereal and milk. I myself am a cereal fan because it is so quick and easy to […]

Queensland’s Biggest Playgroup

National Playgroup Week

This year, Playgroup Queensland is encouraging local Playgroups to host Queensland’s Biggest Playgroup. As part of National Playgroup Week (held from 25 March – 1 April), Playgroup Queensland is asking local Playgroups to promote the benefits of play to their local communities through fun events. Each year thousands of families celebrate National Playgroup Week – […]

Little Monkey Apps Friends of Ten


Little Monkey Apps Friends of Ten is an activity to be used in the early years of schooling to introduce an early understanding of numbers to ten, counting objects to ten, subitising – recognising a collection of objects without counting them, counting on from a higher number, partitioning of objects and the combinations that make […]

Rabbitohs help launch iPad App at RIDBC

Elijah with RIDBC Chief Executive, Chris Rehn

The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) has launched ‘Old Macdonald’, the first in a series of educational apps for iPhone and iPad. Old Macdonald is the first in a series of six applications developed by RIDBC for use on an iPhone or iPad. It is aimed at helping children – including those […]

The Allergy Menu Fruit & Nut Cookies

Fruit & Nut Cookies

Suitable for: Gluten Free/Casein Free Diet (GF/CF), Vegetarian Diet, Gut and Psychology Diet (GAPS), Specific Carbohydrate Diet (S.C.D.) This recipe is: casein free, low lactose, grain free, wheat free, gluten free, corn free, fish free, sesame seed free, soy free, low fructans. Ingredients 5 Cups almond flour 1 Cup walnuts 1 Cup coconut (shredded) 1⁄2 […]

Why are Allergies and Food Intolerances are on the Rise?

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All health professionals agree that food allergies & food intolerances are on the rise, although there is no real consensus as to why. Allopathic (modern medical) doctors often speak about the hygiene theory in relation to possible causes. They suspect that the modern obsession with killing germs has meant that our bodies’ immune systems have […]

Raven Lucas: Missing

Raven Lucas- Missing

Raven Lucas: Missing By: Christine Harris Raven Lucas appears to have everything. But something its missing from her life. Her father. He has disappeared, suddenly, mysteriously, with no words of goodbye. Has he simply left his family and didn’t have the courage to explain why? Is he dead. either by his own hand or another’s? […]

The Ghost of Ping-Ling Tales of the Blue Jade Book 1

The Ghost of Ping-Ling Tales of the Blue Jade Book 1

The Ghost of Ping-Ling Tales of the Blue Jade Book 1 By: Peter Cooper A fire in a temple, an orphan running for his life. But is Dillen running away from , or towards, his destiny? A mysterious Easterner has sent Dillen on a dimple quest: find the sorcerer Hallegat and serve him well. But […]