Messy Play ideas: How to make Gloop
Isn’t gloop a great word! Gloop is basically cornflour slime and it’s easy to make and fun to experiment with. It has a unique texture and is a good way of learning about solids and liquids through sensory play.
Making gloop is a messy activity so you’ll want to be prepared. You may […]
Messy Play ideas: How to make Gloop
How to make Salt Dough
Looking for some rainy day fun? Salt dough is easy to make. It’s also great for making Christmas ornaments. You could paint your salt dough decorations with white acrylic paint and decorate with red or green ribbons and some glitter. This salt dough recipe is super easy and with only three ingredients […]
Messy Play ideas: How to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta
Looking for an indoor activity that is super easy? Why not make some Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta? It’s inexpensive and good sensory fun.
What you’ll need to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta
a snap lock bag or a container to mix it in
cooking oil (optional)
How to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta
Cook a packet (or […]
How to Make Playdough – Uncooked Playdough Recipe
This is an uncooked playdough recipe which is super easy to make. My playdough recipe testers really enjoyed kneading the warm playdough mixture and said it was good playdough because it was soft and smooth and squishy. They also loved seeing the drops of food colouring gradually mix into […]
The Velo Precinct Review
“On ya bike” Lycra optional at The Velo Precinct!
Am I dreaming? From where I am sitting, all three children ranging in age from five to 12 are happily playing outside, the sun is shining and the birds are singing. I am drinking a coffee, eating a glorious bowl of colourful granola, without the normal […]
[ July 11, 2016 to July 15, 2016. July 18, 2016 to July 22, 2016. ]
Go Ice Skating for FREE at Harbour Town Adelaide these School Holidays
To celebrate the release of Ice Age Collision Course you can go ice skating for free these school holidays at Harbour Town Adelaide.
An Ice Rink will be located just in front of Woolworths and will be open between 10am – 5pm on the following […]
[ July 13, 2016 to July 17, 2016. ]
Kids can enjoy FREE PonyCycle Rides these school holidays at Churchill Centre!
Zoofit PonyCycles are a self-propelled ride on toy that doesn’t require any batteries or electricity to run. Children just hop in the saddle, place their feet in stirrups and bob up and down, just like riding a real horse!PonyCycle Rides are suitable for […]
[ July 11, 2016 11:00 am to July 15, 2016 2:00 pm. July 20, 2016 11:00 am to July 24, 2016 2:00 pm. ]
Free basketball, handball and pizza making activities at Castle Plaza
Castle Plaza is going sports mad these school holidays with free basketball, handball and pizza making activities!
Free handball event
Join in the fun with the free handball event from Monday 11 – Friday 15 July, from 11am – 2pm daily. Children will be able to test their skills and […]
Latitude has recently bounced into Adelaide following the success of its Melbourne venue. Promoting itself as an “aerial super-park” Latitude truely caters for climbers, bouncers and adrenaline junkies of all ages and abilities.
On a hot Adelaide summer day this was the perfect air-conditioned location for the kids to burn off some energy. There is a […]
Latitude Adelaide Opening in Greenacres | Bounce, Climb, Fly, Play in this New Indoor Centre | 16 Jan 2016
After the success of their Melbourne venue, Latitude is opening their second site in Greenacres, in Adelaide’s north east, on Saturday 16 January 2016.
What is it exactly? Well, it’s an integrated trampolining and climbing indoor recreation centre and play centre rolled into one – apparently the first of it’s kind in Australia. And there will […]
Playgroup SA Inc. and ACH Group have joined forces to deliver an innovative new Intergenerational Playgroup.
Playgroup SA, in conjunction with the ACH Group’s Kapara Residential Living Facility, have announced a joint project titled Intergenerational Playgroup.
The Intergenerational Playgroup is a unique Playgroup where the young and young at heart join together for a morning of important social […]
It’s always fun to have a family movie night, especially during Winter when it’s cold and rainy. We’re old school, we like to support our local video store and peruse the shelves for what to watch. My youngest likes to pick random kid’s movies sometimes – based purely on liking the picture on the front, […]
Hidden up in Lobethal this nostalgic find is worth heading to the hills for.
Walking through the doors is a step-back in time; the slot cars, arcade games, skill testers, friendly owners; and it seems that “kids these days” are just as into it as we used to be (or secretly still are!).
The prices are happily […]
[ July 10, 2015; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. July 15, 2015; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]
Love technology, robots, gizmos and other technological creations?
Head along to these fun workshop where you can interact and experiment robots that jump, spin and climb, control computer programs with everyday objects, recycled solar robots, salt water fuel cell powered spider and more!
Two workshops are being held; 10th July at North Adelaide Community Centre and Library […]
[ July 4, 2015 to August 16, 2015. ]
Winter Wonderland returns to Glenelg’s Moseley Square in July and August!
Winter Wonderland returns to the Bay after last year’s sell out season. This time it’s bigger and better!
Strap on your skates and glide on the ice inside a windowed marquee with views of the beach.
It’s a great affordable family experience for all ages with lots of […]
Have you seen the fabulous Australian movie Paper Planes? If you did then your kids (like mine) may be inspired to make their own paper planes. Like us, you may have found your supply of white A4 paper disappearing constantly. Even if you haven’t seen the movie paper plane making is a great creative activity […]
Ice ArenA brings you Snow Play, every Tuesday morning during the school term.
Snow Play is a terrific two hour session for children aged 5 years and under to experience snow in a safe, fun filled arena all year round. Test their aim and throw snowballs at our penguin wall, build a snowman, or ride in a […]
Adelaide Aquatic Centre – a look at the upgraded swimming centre
The Adelaide Aquatic Centre in North Adelaide has been renovated and without too much convincing the kids were pretty eager to check it out.
The family leisure pool is a large play space with new water play areas and splash pads. Spouts of water spray up […]
Not Just a Play Café | Amalie’s Play Space Review
Guest Post by Lauren Hunt of Teacher Types blog
Editor’s note 16 Nov 2016: Amalie’s Play Space is closing soon and has 7 more “drop-in and play” days left. You can see other Adelaide Play Cafes here.
Do you and your little ones frequently visit the big (and sometimes […]
BOUNCEinc takes flight in Adelaide!
The BOUNCE Free‐Jumping Revolution is officially coming to Adelaide.
The Adelaide BOUNCE, located on Richmond Road, will mark its sixth national location, just minutes from the Adelaide CBD. This state of the art trampoline park will be the first of its kind in the state and with more than 100 interconnected trampolines, […]
If your kids are getting a little too old for bumper cars, love playing online racing games and have a need for speed, then Mega Fast Karts in Richmond is the place to go! Open 7 days a week and every school holidays, the kids can join in the action on the track all on […]
Beginning in May 2014, the new Adelaide City Library will be holding Lego Club on Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Come along and let your imagination run wild! While you are there take a look at the exciting program of activities on offer and discover new opportunities with spaces to relax and read.
The Lego club […]
One afternoon my 5 year old told me he wanted to ‘make somefink’ and really needed some boxes. Considering it was nearly bin night we had plenty of recycling piled up and our house seems to accumulate ‘stuff’ that I might consider to be rubbish… but other little people seem to treasure around here. So, […]
Pancakes. They’re a staple at our house. Great for breakfast… and even occasionally for dinner, when you are all out of ideas!
There is no need to buy the pre-packaged stuff at the shops, this recipe works every time. You only need a few basic ingredients to make them from scratch and it’s easy enough the […]
The Bay Discovery Centre is the City of Holdfast Bay’s Social History Museum. It’s located on the edge of Mosley Square and is well worth a visit if you’re in Glenelg. Over 40,000 people visit the centre each year. Children can learn about the early days of Foundation and what life was like by the sea. Multimedia displays […]