Welcome to GrasshopperKnees...
We're a Kiwi business who launched in October 2010 by mother and daughter duo Noline Skeet and Julia Douglas.
We want to take the guesswork out of choosing educational toys and fun learning activities to stimulate your children's smart growing minds! We know it is a minefield out there with so many toys to choose from and that you as parent's have real doubt about whether you're buying toys that are going to help develop your child and suit his/her developmental stage in life.
Noline:Noline (Dip Teaching, current Teacher registration) has been in education for 40 years. She specialised in new entrant classroom teaching, followed by 20 years as an innovative primary school principal in two large primary schools in the Auckland region. She has also spent 3 years as a Principal adviser to schools and more recently (last 3 years) been an education consultant to schools. Noline is a trained facilitator (Hands On Consultancy Australia) and has a passion for preparing pre-school children for school. This interest has heightened with 5 grandchildren ages between 0 – 6.
Julia:Julia is a chartered accountant who previously worked for Deloitte and is now a full time mother with 3 boys under 6. She looks after the finances and website management and is loving working with her very talented inspirational mum!
We’re always keen to talk to parents, grandparents, caregivers and people passionate about young children’s learning and development. If you’d like to hear more about our story or our products or just have a chat, please contact us we’d love to hear from you
Noline and Julia
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