What can I bake for the kids school playlunch? Looking for a little sweet treat for after school snack? Here is a collection of yummy bickies, cookies, slices to pop into their lunchboxes.
What one mother wishes she knew when she sent her son off to 'big' school last year.
Looking for lunchbox ideas? Here is our collection of tasty muffins that can be prepared ahead, frozen and ready to pop into the lunchbox each day. There is a flavour here that is sure to suit every kid.
I need some savory ideas for the kids lunchbox. Here we have pulled together a list of recipes on Essential Kids that might make a great savory snack or lunch. Also a great idea for the after school snack if you are wishing to steer away from the sweet stuff.
Shaun Dellenty was a victim of homophobic bullying at school but now, as an educator himself, he is giving children like 15-year-old Lachlan, the courage to stand up for change.
2014 school holiday dates and school term dates for all Australian states on Essential Kids.
The age-old saying goes ‘You can choose your friends but you can’t choose your family’. But when you are a child, does that rule still apply? Or is it the case that your family have the right to choose your friends?
Exclusion is everywhere in Australian education for disabled children even when they appear to be included they are still not given the opportunities and activities afforded to others.
The first day of school is a special milestone but when it is your last child it can be hard to let go and embrace the moment.
As kindergarten students of 2013 complete their first school year, a new crop of children are getting ready for their turn at this pivotal milestone.
Families all over the country are preparing for February when their five-year-old babies will reach another important milestone but how do you help smooth the transition?
Hundreds of thousands of children will be assessed when they start kindergarten to find out if they are at risk of falling behind and need extra help under the federal government's education reforms.
With schools already taking enrolments for 2014, some parents face the pivotal decision of whether to enrol, or hold their child back, from school.