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Avenue Road Reserve Cumberland Park | NEW Playground Upgrade | Review

Avenue Road Reserve Cumberland Park – New Playground Upgrade June 2017
The City of Mitcham’s fun new playground upgrade means there’s something to interest all ages
Tucked away on a suburban street in Cumberland Park, this is a great place to go to let the kids run off steam. It’s a fabulous open space the whole family can enjoy and […]

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Enchanted Garden Prospect Memorial Gardens Playground Review

Enchanted Garden Prospect Memorial Gardens Playground | Review

“Enchanted Garden” Prospect Memorial Gardens Playground Review
Review by Susannah Marks
Shortlisted for the first ever “Australia’s Best Playground” competition this is a beautiful playground with an Enchanted Garden theme and plenty of nature play opportunities. Our playground testers give it the big thumbs-up so if you’re looking for a fenced playground that’s fun for kids of all ages, […]

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The Gums Review

The Gums Reserve – Tranmere | Top Adelaide Playground | Review

The Gums Reserve Tranmere Review
What a great park for a BBQ or a picnic with friends. The many Gum trees providing shade over this expansive reserve make it an ideal spot for a hot summer’s day. With plenty of room for everyone The Gums Reserve is a good place to come and let off some steam.
Our kids […]

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Barrans Reserve Mitcham nature play and adventure play area

Barrans Reserve – Mitcham | Toddler Nature Play & Adventure Play | Review

Barrans Reserve toddler nature play and adventure play area – NEW as at June 2017
Mitcham has a fabulous new toddler playground! Review by Susannah Marks
We went to check out the new nature play and adventure play area that has just been completed at Barrans Reserve in Mitcham. Designed to complement the existing play equipment for bigger kids, […]

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Train Park Croydon | Playground Review 2017

Train Park Croydon Playground Review
This train-themed, fenced playground in Croydon is perfect for kids who love trains
If your kids are train enthusiasts then put this fun, train-themed playground on your list of playgrounds in Adelaide to visit. It’s one of our favourite playgrounds for toddlers in Adelaide. Although it’s actually called Croydon Playground Reserve my kids call it […]

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Red Door Bakery Croydon Review

Red Door Bakery Croydon | Review 2017

Red Door Bakery Croydon Review
Delicious bread, pastries and coffee
Real food, real flavour, made by hands … with soul is the tagline of Red Door Bakery in Croydon. They pride themselves on making their delicious bread and pastries with the best quality ingredients that they can source and they serve small batch, organic local roasted coffee.
With […]

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Twelftree Reserve College Park Playground Review and Fix Specialty Coffee

Twelftree Reserve College Park Playground Review | May 2017

Twelftree Reserve College Park Playground and Fix Specialty Coffee Review
Kids will love the fire engine, motorbikes and half basketball court at Twelftree Reserve, and parents will be pleased to know that great coffee is not too far away.
It’s not often we stumble across a playground that will appeal to both toddlers and bigger kids. Twelftree Reserve […]

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Sitters Memorial Drive Playground – Burnside | Fun for kids who love to climb | Review

Sitters Memorial Drive Playground Review
For kids who love to climb this playground is worth a visit.
We found ourselves in Burnside one afternoon with plenty of energy to burn, and we put this playground to the test, having heard it was a lot of fun for keen climbers.
The kids leapt out of the car and raced over […]

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Katherine Street Reserve Playground Review

Katherine Street Reserve Playground Review | Fullarton

Review of Katherine Street Reserve Playground, Fullarton
Katherine Street Reserve in Fullarton opened last year – to the delight of the local community.
A newly constructed playground, Katherine Street Reserve has been designed to combine nature play elements with the more ‘expected’ playground structures, and to create a space for the whole community. There is a sandpit […]

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The Listies 6D

The Listies 6D | Something on Saturday | Review

 
The Listies 6D
Review by Susannah Marks  |  Saturday 20 May 2017
If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend then check out this hilarious interactive kids’ comedy show at the Adelaide Festival Centre.
The Listies 6D is all about the movies and (without spoiling the plot) you can expect haunted backpacks, vomiting puppets, toilet paper […]

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Leicester Street Playground Review

Leicester Street Playground Review | one of our top picks for playgrounds for toddlers in Adelaide

Leicester Street Playground
Review by Susannah Marks
If you’re looking for a fenced playground that’s perfect for toddlers or smaller kids, then check out Leicester Street Playground in Parkside. It’s one of our top picks for playgrounds for toddlers in Adelaide and we hope you’ll love it too.
Tucked away on a quiet suburban street in Parkside this […]

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James Coke Park Review

James Coke Park Norwood | Top playground for toddlers | Review

James Coke Park, Norwood | Review
James Coke Park behind Norwood Mall is one of our top picks for playgrounds in Adelaide for toddlers and little kids.
The biggest drawcard for us is that it’s fully fenced. It’s also nice and close to important amenities – like supermarkets for last-minute snacks or impromptu lunches, and cafes for […]

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Ramage Street Park (aka Morrie Harrell Playground) Review by Susannah Marks

Ramage Street Park | Morrie Harrell Playground, Unley | Playground Review

Review of Ramage Street Park aka Morrie Harrell Playground
Review by Susannah Marks
Ramage Street Park (aka Morrie Harrell Playground) in Unley is a bit of a find – especially for those who love ride-on toys!
Tucked away on a quiet suburban street you’d have no idea this little gem of a playground was so close to Unley’s […]

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Peppa Pig Playdate Review

Peppa Pig Playdate Review | 22 Apr 2017

Peppa Pig Playdate Review
Being big fans of Peppa Pig we were excited to hear that the pig herself was coming to Adelaide and and we decided to check out what all the fuss was about.
Peppa Pig Playdate is billed as a super-sized interactive experience and for little Peppa Pig fans we think it probably is […]

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Fauna Adelaide Fringe Review

Fauna at the Adelaide Fringe | Review

[ March 18, 2017; 4:00 pm; March 19, 2017; 4:00 pm; ]
Fauna Adelaide Fringe Review
A five star fabulous show, and winners of the Best Circus and Physical Theatre Award at the Adelaide Fringe ★★★★★
Review by Susannah Marks
I feel very lucky to have seen Fauna at the Ukiyo Tent at the Royal Croquet Club. It was an absolute treat for the senses and the performers deserve the standing ovation they […]

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WOMADelaide 2017 Review

WOMADelaide 2017 | Review

[ March 10, 2017 7:00 pm to March 13, 2017 7:00 pm. ]  
WOMADelaide 2017 Review
Once again Botanic Park transformed into a magical world of music and dance over the March long weekend as it played host to WOMADelaide, now in its 25th year. WOMADelaide is a fantastic four-day festival with something for everyone. This year there were eight separate stages and as usual a diverse and spectacular line-up.
WOMAD with the […]

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Kid Dub Time Machine

Kid/Dub Time Machine | Adelaide Fringe 2017 | Review

Kid/Dub Time Machine Review
Dust off your party pants: 11am is the new 11pm!
If you’ve been missing those days pre-kids when you could shake your stuff on the dance floor then add Kid/Dub Time Machine to your Fringe wish-list. A smorgasbord of favourite dance hits from the 1950s to now, Kid/Dub Time Machine will have you […]

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Kids Weekend Writers Week

Kids’ Weekend at Adelaide Writers’ Week 2017 | Review

 
Kids’ Weekend at Adelaide Writers’ Week | Review | 9 March 2017
I took the children to Kids’ Weekend at the Adelaide Writers’ Week on Sunday and they had a blast. There was plenty to see and do and it’s such a great location with all those lovely shady trees, bunting strung up everywhere and books […]

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Cirque Africa

Cirque Africa | Adelaide Fringe 2017 | Review

Cirque Africa at the Adelaide Fringe | Review
100% African 100% Energy 100% Fun
If you’ve driven past Hindmarsh Square lately you may have noticed the Cirque Africa Big Top and been curious about the show. We had the absolute pleasure of seeing Cirque Africa and I’ll put it out there: this is one of the most […]

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Loose Ends

Loose Ends | Adelaide Fringe 2017 | Review

Loose Ends
Wallace & Gromitt meet Mr Bean meets Tim Burton in this charming and highly visual show about magic and friendship
If your kids are anything like mine and are forever ransacking your recycling for boxes and bits & bobs for their latest creation then their imaginations will be sparked by Loose Ends. Walking into the Cascadeur tent […]

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Children Are Stinky

Children Are Stinky | Adelaide Fringe 2017 | Review

Children Are Stinky
Don’t miss this fabulous circus comedy.
Hot off the back of five star sell-out seasons in Melbourne and Edinburgh (where they also picked up the coveted Children’s Choice Award at the Edinburgh Fringe), Children Are Stinky is billed as high brow toilet humour for immature kids – as you might expect from the name […]

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How to Make Playdough | Uncooked Playdough Recipe | Messy Play

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 […]

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New North Adelaide Playspace | Review

[ October 15, 2016; 10:30 am; ]
New North Adelaide Playspace Review
by Susannah Marks
The new North Adelaide Playspace is situated on the corner of Bundeys Road and MacKinnon Parade.  With a mixture of open space, landscaping, nature play elements, sensory play opportunities and some shady space to sit, it was a big hit with our children (aged between 1 and 9).

It was great […]

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Commissary Review

Commissary Review | Victoria Park | Open 12 Sep 2016

Commissary | Queen Vic Building, Rose Park
Cafe Review by Susannah Marks
I’d been hearing rumours about a new cafe that was opening up in the Queen Vic building next to Victoria Park. This morning with a few moments to spare, and with a need for my caffeine fix, I decided to pay Commissary a visit.
Commissary sits […]

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Room on the Broom

Room on the Broom | Julia Donaldson | Book Review

Room on the Broom written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler
From the creators of The Gruffalo comes Room on the Broom.
“The witch had a cat and a very tall hat, and long ginger hair which she wore in a plait. How the cat purred and how the witch grinned, as they sat on their […]

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