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Boredom buster board game
(5 to 10 years)
Children love board games, and they are a great way to improve concentration, memory, social skills and language. Find out how to help your child create a board game, combining play, learning and fun for the whole family!
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What is coding?
(4 to 12 years)
Coding is a hot topic, and this coding article is one of the most popular on Learning Potential. It explains all about what coding is, why it is such an important skill for kids, and where you can find great learning resources for your child.
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Learning to Read 3: Vocabulary
(5 to 12 years)
Did you know there are five key skills that help children learn to read? The third is Vocabulary. Read this article for eight great tips on how to help your child master this important skill.
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Learning to Read 4: Fluency
(5 to 12 years)
The fourth key skill that helps children learn to read is Fluency. This article explains all about it, and gives you eight ways you can help your child at home so they master this important skill.
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STEM: nurturing young minds
(4 to 12 years)
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills are important to jobs in the future. You don’t have to be a scientist to help your child develop these skills - this article has some great tips.
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Learning from tests
(9 to 11 years)
NAPLAN may be the highest profile test on the school calendar, but your child will do many other tests throughout their schooling. These eight tips will help your child use their test results to benefit their future learning – no matter how well they did on the test itself.
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Join the #parentech - parenting in the digital age conversation over on www.parentech.com.au. This national conversation led by the Australian Parents Council is about bringing together parents throughout Australia to discuss the issues and develop a shared understanding of what is needed. Join the conversation and take the #parentech survey. 
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