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Hi! Welcome to Spark Interest with Sara!

I am a preschool teacher, a curriculum designer, a course creator and a mum to a gorgeous boy who keeps me on my toes! 

Creating and sharing inspiring educational resources and courses for teachers and parents is my passion! I wake up every day excited to be able to be part of nurturing young minds and hearts! 



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3 Main Areas to Focus on When Teaching Friendship Skills to Preschoolers

Young children want to connect. They want to be friends. But their individual abilities to connect with others and build relationships can vary. We end up spending a big part of our day putting out fires, solving conflicts, and negotiating who’s turn it is! As an educator, you want to be there to support them…

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How to Build Relationships with Students in Preschool from Day One?

As an educator, do you wonder how to build relationships with students from day one? Do you ever wonder, why build relationships with students? Or more importantly, do you struggle with how to connect with students in the classroom?  If that sounds like you, I’m here to help. I’m going to share with you some…


5 Ways to Easily Fit Preschool Activities about Friendship into Your Day

Are you often stuck thinking about how you are going to fit preschool activities about friendship into your busy day? This blog post is going to cover what we need to expect from our preschoolers when it comes to friendships. Why are friendships important in preschool? I want to give you the tools to easily…

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Feeling Fear But Doing it Anyway! 4 Simple Steps to Overcoming Fear

I used to have a fear of the ocean. I used to call it a healthy respect for the ocean to mask my true feelings but in reality, it was FEAR! Considering I have been surrounded by the ocean my whole life, you would never imagine I had this fear! For me, it was the…

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Why Figuring Out Your Gift Matters and How Expressing it Will Change the World.

It’s funny how I never valued myself enough as an educator. I only saw what I lacked. What I perceived I wasn’t good at. Time and time again I highlighted it to myself. Looking at other’s gifts and wondering why I didn’t have those qualities. I failed my gifts. I failed them because I ignored…

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5 Life-Changing Lessons Learnt from a Hard Core Perfectionist

I used to wear perfectionism as a badge of honor. I was proud of it. I thought perfectionism worked for me. As an educator, a wife, and a woman, it helped drive me to accomplish things to a high standard. At Work I held a lot of pride in that amazing display board. That meticulously…

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8 Simple Things You Can Do Today to Avoid Teacher Burnout

Being a teacher, we are naturally good at taking care of others, and avoiding teacher burnout is never really on our minds. We are constantly considering the needs of our students, their families, and our school; but how much thought and consideration do we give self-care? If you are feeling like you need to invest…