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Danya Banya
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Sydney Harbour Bridge craft for kids - using items you'd probably already have at a BBQ! Perfect for Australia Day or for kids learning about Australian culture.
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Awesome Aussie animal crafts and activities - perfect hands-on way for kids to learn about Australian animals, just in time for Australia Day! #Australia
There’s no doubt about it, Australia has some amazing animals. In the lead up to Australia Day this year, I thought I’d do a little tribute and share some of our favourite Aussie animal crafts, activities and learning resources. I’ve made this collection alphabetical, just to make it easy to pop straight to the animal you’re looking for. And I’ll keep adding to this list as we find more activities (or as we come up with more of our own!). …
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Looking for awesome Chinese New Year activities to do with the kids? Here's a dozen!
Awesome ideas and activities to help kids learn about and celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year.
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Our most popular posts from 2016. Did your favourite make the list?
Every year at around this time, I like to look back on how Danya Banya went for the year prior, and see which posts were the most popular.
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The what, the why and the how of STEM for Girls.
Maybe you're wondering, "Huh? STEM for girls? What's that all about?" Let me answer that question in three parts....
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We made these cute Christmas pencil toppers for JJ's class gift this year...

These Christmas tree and Santa hat pencil toppers make really cute class gifts for kids to give out at Christmas.
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Aussie flag craft for preschoolers - perfect for learning about #Australia
Fun Australian Flag craft that preschoolers will love to make.
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How to make the best Borax crystal snowflakes - four different techniques!
What’s the best way to make Borax crystal snowflakes? Crafty science experiment for kids. Making crystal snowflakes seems to be the ‘classic’ Borax crystal science project. I’ve seen it in a bunch of places (like here, here, here, and here), but everyone seems to do it slightly differently. Some leave their snowflakes white. Some use …
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Cheese Lanterns! Fun snack for Chinese New Year. :)
Cheese Lanterns! For a fun & tasty twist on traditional Chinese lanterns to celebrate Chinese New Year.
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Most popular science activities of 2016!
Looking back on 2016, and which science projects were the most popular. Did your
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Ariel as a Scientist printable colouring in page - my kids love this!

You know how sometimes you stumble across something that's just so cool that you have to share it with the world?
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Paint a Jacaranda!
This is just a quick post today, as I really want to get this one out before November ends and Jacaranda season finishes in Sydney for another year. Jacaranda trees aren’t native to Australia, but Australian’s have certainly planted a lot over the years! If you’ve ever been to Sydney in November, then you’ll know what I’m talking about. Suddenly, alarmingly, the suburbs become dotted with purple. Trees that were barren only a few days earlier tak...
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Hi! I'm Danya. I live in Sydney, Australia with my husband and two daughters. Play, laughter and cuddles rock our world. I write about some of our fun activities on www.danyabanya.com and www.gosciencegirls.com. Co-author of the book Learn with Play: 150+ Ideas for Year-round Fun & Learning.
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    Author and creator of the website www.gosciencegirls.com - a blog about fun science activities that kids can do at home.
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The Birth of our little lion cub!
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One week old today. And as I sit here snuggled by the fire with my dear baby boy on my chest, each precious breath makes me delight in his e

The Mad House
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Parenting without Stabilisers

An Everyday Story
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Reggio-inspired Homeschooling from the Start: Living and Learning

Racheous - Lovable Learning -
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Educational kids activities, Montessori and Reggio learning ideas, homeschooling and natural parenting.

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Danya's ramblings on parenting, craft, sewing, cooking and lots more...

How to make zoo animal face masks
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Photos and instructions on how to make easy tiger, lion and monkey animal face masks - great for toddlers to role play with!

Bee's First Month in Photos
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Photos of Bee, from birth to 1 month old.

Book Review & Giveaway: Sofia's Jungle Adventure
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Book review of Sophia's Jungle Adventure by Giselle Shardlow, which teaches kids yoga in a fun interactive way.

Toilet Paper Roll Dolls
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Toilet Paper Roll Dolls - make one, make a dozen!

One Perfect Day | Play. Learn. Explore. Create.
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Photo credit “D Sharon Pruitt”. Do you ever have those weeks that just fly by in a complete blur? The entire week is taken up with the endle

A Letter to Bee (1 month)
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A letter to one month old Baby Bee.

DIY Blackboard Serving Tray
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DIY Blackboard / Chalkboard Serving Tray

Fabric Letters & Numbers
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How to make fabric letters & numbers, using a variety of styles.

Our new family - a photo story
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Photoshoot of our family, whilst Bee is a newborn. Photos by Megan Webb Photography.

Cute Little Onesies
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How to add a B or a Christmas Tree & Holly design to baby onesies.