Heroes in Pages: 10 Resilience-Themed Storybooks for Kids

Foster a love of reading and inspire your child with these 10 bedtime stories that celebrate perseverance and positive psychology. We have compiled our best loved books that celebrate trying and never giving up.  Resilience is the ability to deal with mistakes and life’s challenges.  It is the ability to deal with mistakes and life’s…

Story Magic: Creative Writing Prompts to Inspire Young Authors

creative story prompts for kids

Have you ever noticed a ladybug crawling up your window pane and suddenly imagined it was a tiny explorer on a daring adventure? Or perhaps you’ve gazed at the clouds in the sky and seen different shapes of creatures? The power of imagination is a beautiful thing, especially in children. Here at Strength Heroes, we…

Science Sparks: 5 Easy DIY Experiments for Curious Minds

baking soda volcano experiment for kids

The world is fascinating, brimming with wonders waiting to be explored. We keep discovering something new daily, even as adults, so what more for kids? Especially for them, curiosity is a superpower! It fuels their desire to learn, understand, and experiment. We believe in nurturing this curiosity and fostering a love for exploration, not just…

Mindful Moments: 7 Activities to Cultivate Inner Peace in Kids

Mindfulness for kids

With the easy access to mobile phones and technology, plus busy school and afterschool schedules, children often struggle to focus during their downtime. They find it hard to “switch off,” leading to increased stress levels with more screen time. If your child faces challenges focusing due to constant distractions, consider introducing one or all of…

Crafty Creations: 5 DIY Projects to Spark Your Kids’ Creativity

5 DIY Projects to Spark Your Kids' Creativity

Unleash your child’s creativity with these 5 simple DIY craft projects. From homemade slime to recycled art, ignite their imagination and beat the cries of boredom! Our list starts with messy and progresses to clean house friendly fun. 1. Slime Get started with some gooey fun using this fluffy slime recipe from The Best Ideas…

Exploring Nature: 7 Outdoor Adventure Ideas for Kids

outdoor adventure ideas for kids

Foster a love for the outdoors with these 7 adventure ideas for kids. From nature scavenger hunts to backyard camping, you’ll have them outdoors all day! Everything in moderation is a mantra that seems quite sensible but when it comes to being outside in nature, there is something very infectious about it. When my children…

8 Fun Indoor Activities to Keep Kids Entertained

Our top 8 fun indoor activities guaranteed to avoid the boredom during school holidays! From creative crafts to indoor challenges to keep your kids entertained and inspired. 1. Set up Craft Station At Strength Heroes we are all about giving children activities and materials to spark their imagination. In our school holiday workshops, it’s not…

Navigating the emotions of the NAPLAN test: A Parent’s Guide

NAPLAN test

As the NAPLAN test looms, a mix of emotions is common for both parents and children. Having faced my daughter’s test-related anxiety from an early age, our family adopted a mindset that viewed NAPLAN as an opportunity to build resilience. This is despite our personal views of NAPLAN and standardised testing. The fact is that…

Lessons for life: Teaching kids strengths to be brave and resilient

resilient children

An important lesson for life is teaching children that they can draw on their strengths to overcome challenges.  Strengths are the unique qualities, skills, or attributes that individuals possess and excel in. They represent areas of natural talent, competence, or proficiency that contribute positively to a person’s abilities and potential for success. Identifying and understanding…

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