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Bridges and Bears at the State Library of Queensland. 

This Saturday, come to The Corner at The State Library for Bridges and Bears.    The program is a collaborative effort sponsored by Australian Engineering Week (Engineers Australia),  Women in Engineering and Save our Sanity. You can read more about these organisations by clicking through their links.     On Saturday, author Andrew King will be… Continue reading Bridges and Bears at the State Library of Queensland. 

Activities

An advent calendar with a literary twist!

We all remember those one-gram choc squares we'd burst out from the crinkly plastic packaging of our advent calendars as children. Most have fond memories. For others, the calendars left a sour aftertaste, which wasn't just the bitterness of cheap compound chocolate. Like the friend I had in high school whose parents would only buy… Continue reading An advent calendar with a literary twist!

Craft and Activities

Teach your child to write his or her own name using Duplo!

My four year old is Will. He always has been, from the time he was a squishy tiny newborn. We've reserved his full name, William, for formal events like his baptism, his wedding, his masters graduation or his debut into the A-League (ha!). For everything else, it's just Will. If a teacher, carer or anyone… Continue reading Teach your child to write his or her own name using Duplo!