Author Archives: Sally Raper

The importance of Playful Parenting

The way we parent shapes our relationship with our children, and our relationship with our children shapes our lives. When Lawrence J Cohen’s book, Playful Parenting was first published in 2001, it quickly became a bestseller, and gained a reputation … Read More

5 Spooky Halloween Party Ideas

7 sleeps until Halloween!  Here are my favourite 5 cheap, easy and healthy ways to enjoy Halloween: 1. Ghost Footprints – walk in some baby powder or white paint onto some black paper or cardboard.  Paint ‘Boo’ with a paintbrush … Read More

Be your own kind of Superhero

We are all have our own story! Kids need to know they are important and that they are going to be important! Every child is unique and will grow in their own time.  There is no race!  There is no … Read More

Mini Prep Wins Silver at the AUS Design APP Awards 2015

  Very excited to announce that our Mini Prep APP designed by Smartrobbie won a Silver Award at the 2015 AUS APP Design Awards! Winners of the 2015 AUS [app] Design Awards have been announced.  23 gold and 57 silver winners have been … Read More

All Time Camp Out Adventures

The perfect mix of fun and learning!   Camping trips can be fantastic fun, a magical journey that can be tailored to suit you and your family! (if you cannot travel you can always camp out in your own backyard)  … Read More

Meet the Mini Prep Team

Introducing the Mini Prep Team Introducing a bunch of 3 and 4 year olds characters who love learning new things as well as growing their important big school skills with confidence through fun activities and experiences that promote learning and … Read More

About Me – Sally

Introducing Me Founder and Director of ‘Mini Prep’ for Mini People. My name is Sally, I am a passionate early childhood teacher! I am also a mum, wife, cook, cleaner, gardener, problem solver, driver and a referee!  Super busy, a … Read More