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Free Animal Live Streams & Educational Videos for Kids

Watch Animal Live Streams & Educational Videos from home.
With the Stay Home movement in full swing and schools closing early, there is now a fabulous selection of animal entertainment online for kids (and adults!) of all ages to enjoy.  Take a break out of your work week or reward the kids with a fun yet […]

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Our Learning SA – Online Learning Resource for Children, Families & Teachers | SA Department for Education

South Australian Department for Education Launches FREE Online Learning Resource
The South Australian Department for Education has created “Our Learning SA”, a new resource for all South Australian families with children from preschool age right through to primary and secondary school-aged children. This includes resources for those undertaking SACE 1 and SACE 2.
This is an excellent […]

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URSTRONG Virtual Classroom – Keeping Kids Connected | 2020

URSTRONG Classroom – Keeping Kids Connected
URSTRONG launches a Virtual Classroom for Kids Around the Globe. 
During this uneasy time, URSTRONG’s primary goal is: Keeping Kids Connected. Research shows that social connection is the most powerful antidote to stress and anxiety. And so URSTRONG are committed to helping bring a sense of belonging, friendship, and positivity to […]

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Code Camp Free Online Program | 2020

[ March 24, 2020 to April 24, 2020. ]
Kids can learn to code at home for free.
Code Camp teaches children to code during the holidays and after school clubs throughout Australia.
Code Camp are offering their online program for FREE to help get through the tough weeks and months ahead during the coronavirus pandemic.

Code Camp teach children from 5-13 years coding to build their […]

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Audible Stories | Free Book Streaming for Kids | From Mar 2020

[ March 22, 2020 to April 22, 2020. ]
Audible Stories – free book streaming for kids 
Stories help – They entertain. They teach. They keep young minds active, alert and engaged.
For as long as schools are closed, Audible is open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, […]

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Virtual Excursions from Your Own Couch | Culture & Education for Kids at Home

Virtual Excursions from Your Own Couch
Even with the temporary closure of libraries, museums and art galleries you can still take the kids on a cultural excursion without even having to leave home. There are some fabulous websites that allow users to explore hundreds of pieces of art, sculpture, museum pieces and even visit places like […]

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Scholastic Learn at Home | Remote Learning Resource for Kindy to Year 12

Scholastic Learn at Home
Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing while at home.
Missing school isn’t easy for both kids and their parents. During the outbreak of the COVID-19, many students will have to stay at home due to social distancing, illness, precautionary self-isolation or quarantine enforcement.
Scholastic are providing simple ways to turn unexpected […]

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Emergency Services Technology Expo | Adelaide Showground | 2 Apr 2020

Emergency Services Technology Expo
The Emergency Services Technology Expo will showcase a range of technologies currently used by the SA Country Fire Service, SA State Emergency Service, SA Metropolitan Fire Service and Volunteer Marine Rescue.
*EVENT POSTPONED*
In line with Government directives and to reduce the impact of COVID-19, the Emergency Services Technology Expo scheduled for 2 April […]

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The Tonsley Science and Innovation Fair | Tonsley | 22 Mar 2020

Tonsley Science and Innovation Fair 2020
The Tonsley Science and Innovation Fair is designed to spark the curiosity for science and STEM in all of us, with plenty of hands-on fun along the way. Enjoy a range of science shows, Virtual Reality, native animals, robots, nature craft, and slime ALL FREE!
IMPORTANT UPDATE FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2020: […]

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Animal Experiences | Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Safari Park

Animal Experiences at Adelaide Zoo & Monarto Safari Park
Let your emotions run wild during a wild animal experience at Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park! Get up close to some of the world’s most incredible animals with experiences available for all ages.
Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park offer exciting opportunities for you to get even […]

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Hayes Honey Autumn Open Day | Salisbury Heights | 5 Apr 2020

[ April 5, 2020; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Hayes Honey Autumn Open Day
There’s nothing better than local, raw, pure honey direct from the hive! This is your chance to stock up on award-winning honey & honeycomb, see the beehives and chat with the beekeepers.
Hayes Honey is a small family business of urban beekeepers who are passionate about community education and raising awareness about […]

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British Migrants: Instant Australians? | Migration Museum | 22 Feb – 12 Jul 2020

[ February 22, 2020 to July 12, 2020. ]
British Migrants: Instant Australians? at the Migration Museum
Between 1947 and 1981 nearly 1.5 million Britons migrated to Australia, seduced by promises of sun, surf and a better life. This group of migrants were simultaneously everywhere and invisible, expected to become ‘instant Australians’. But the reality of migration is never that simple.
The temporary exhibition was developed […]

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Twilight Bike Riding Sessions at the Road & Cycle Safety Centre | Ridgehaven | 20 Feb & 4 Mar 2020

[ February 20, 2020; March 4, 2020; ]
Twilight Bike Riding Sessions @ the Rd & Cycle Safety Centre
Families can go and experience riding with traffic lights and railway crossings on mini roadways in a safe environment. 
There will be a BBQ Tea including vegetarian options and drinks available at your own cost on the night. The event is BYO Bike and helmet – […]

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Adelaide Writer’s Week | Kids’ Day | Adelaide Festival | 29 Feb 2020

[ February 29, 2020; ]
Adelaide Writers’ Week – Kids’ Day
Adelaide Writers’ Week returns in 2020 with special events for adults plus a Kids’ Day on Saturday 29 February filled with stories, music, interactive fun and special guests including Andy Griffiths, Julia Donaldson and more.
In 2020, Writers’ Week contemplates one of the few things that incontrovertibly unites us all: Being […]

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The Olive Branch Balhannah – Crafty Kids | Pre-schoolers Craft & Cooking | Feb – Apr 2020

[ February 4, 2020; February 11, 2020; February 18, 2020; February 25, 2020; March 3, 2020; March 10, 2020; March 17, 2020; March 24, 2020; March 31, 2020; April 7, 2020; ]
Craft & Cooking Sessions for Pre-schoolers at The Olive Branch in Balhannah
The Olive Branch’s Crafty Kids sessions for pre-schoolers have started again for 2020.
The Olive Branch Balhannah is a cafe and retail shop that provides a safe, secure play area and both healthy and fun kids meal options for children. They are running cooking and […]

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Market Minis | Adelaide Central Market | Feb – Apr 2020

[ February 4, 2020; February 11, 2020; February 18, 2020; February 25, 2020; March 3, 2020; March 10, 2020; March 17, 2020; March 24, 2020; March 31, 2020; April 7, 2020; ]
Market Minis at the Adelaide Central Market
The Adelaide Central Market’s new FREE program, Market Minis has been designed to help the littlest Market goers to understand more about the food they eat. 
The dietitian-designed program is delivered in a fun and engaging way by the team from Sprout and will help young Market kids to glow, […]

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Free Books for Kids at Big W | The Wiggles | 30 Jan – 19 Mar 2020

[ January 30, 2020 to March 19, 2020. ]
Free Books for Kids at Big W – The Wiggles
Toot, Toot, Chugga Chugga… the rumours are true! Free Books for Kids is coming back to a store near you!
Each Thursday, beginning January 30th until March 19th, 8 educational books from family favourites The Wiggles will be available to collect in-store.

The books are a fun way […]

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BOSS – Band of Sisters | FREE Women’s Support Group | Payneham

[ March 3, 2020; ]
BOSS – Band of Sisters
BOSS – Band of Sisters is a FREE community organisation that helps local women give something new a go, a career reconnect or new side hustle.
BOSS is offering a free program in Adelaide that starts on the 3 March 2020.

It’s more like attending a class than a business. Small community based […]

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Become a Junior Rescue Officer for the RSPCA | 2020

Become a Junior Rescue Officer for the RSPCA in 2020
Young animal lovers now have the chance to make a real difference to the lives of animals in need by becoming an RSPCA South Australia Junior Rescue Officer.
The program aims to encourage and engage young children in animal welfare. Junior Rescue Officers will learn how best […]

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Helpful tips and advice on how to choose a school bag for your child

Advice on choosing and fitting a school bag that’s good for your child’s back and posture.
by Kym Siddons
As we head into the start of a new school year, physiotherapist Kym Siddons shares her tips on selecting the correct school bag for your child, with advice to help their back and posture.

Are you getting your kid’s […]

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Play School Exhibition | Maritime Museum, Port Adelaide | Review

Happy Birthday Play School Exhibition at the SA Maritime Museum, Port Adelaide – Review
by Carla Caruso
Do names like Jemima, Big Ted and Bananas in Pyjamas take you back in time? Then you won’t want to miss this birthday exhibition while it’s in town.
I’ll be honest, when I first read about the Play School Exhibition at the […]

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Get Stoked BMX Skills & Mechanics Sessions | Lighthouse Youth Projects | 23 & 24 Jan 2020

[ January 23, 2020 to January 24, 2020. ]
Get Stoked BMX Sessions – 23 & 24 January 2020
Lighthouse Youth Projects is run by Ryan and Jamie. They share a love of riding bikes and being stoked on life. The Get Stoked program is about sharing their passion and skills with the next generation of young shredders.

Curb Dogs Sessions | 9am – 10.30am
New to […]

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A to Zoo Preschool Program | Adelaide Zoo | Term 1 Feb-Apr 2020

Know a 2-4 year old who is WILD about animals and would love to join Adelaide Zoo for their A to Zoo preschool program?
A to Zoo Preschool Program kicks off in 2020 with Term 1 starting the week beginning Monday 10 February.
The eight-week early learning program A to Zoo is back for your cheeky monkeys […]

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Adelaide Gaol Escape Trail | Thebarton | Jan 2020

[ January 1, 2020 to January 27, 2020. ]
Adelaide Gaol’s Escape Trail
It’s the biggest twist yet on the Adelaide Gaol’s Escape Trail! A prisoner has escaped! Can you solve the clues to catch the crim before it’s too late?
Upon arrival, you’ll be inducted as official Adelaide Gaol guards with the task of solving an escape.  To succeed, you’ll need to follow the trail […]

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Members ‘Night at the Museum’ Sleepover | SA Museum | 18 Jan 2020

[ January 18, 2020; ]
Members only ‘Night at the Museum’ Sleepover
Become a Member and enjoy the popular ‘Night at the Museum’ Sleepover event on Saturday 18 January 2020 for a family sleepover event.
Explore the Museum at night by torchlight with your guide Prof Flint, enjoy dinner and a movie surrounded by ancient artefacts, sleepover in your own personalised teepee […]

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Daddy Haircare at the Woodcroft | 1 Feb 2020

[ February 1, 2020; ]
Daddy Haircare at the Woodcroft
Due to popular demand the Woodcroft are holding their next Daddy Haircare class on Saturday 1 February 2020 from 11am. 
It’s $25 per Father/Daughter duo, including a beer on arrival for dads, and a milkshake for daughters. The class will be hosted by a hairstylist who will teach Dad four different hairstyles.
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Music Together® Pre-School Music Trial Class by Music Aroma | Angle Park | 5 – 20 Jan 2020

[ January 5, 2020 to January 20, 2020. ]
Music Together® Pre-School Music Trial Class by Music Aroma
A FREE trial class for 0-5 years old kids and their grownups who love to enjoy a Family music time in Parks Library with Music Together® Program. 
The teacher, Miss OK will lead participants in music activities ranging from lullabies to full-on jam sessions (with child-friendly instruments, of […]

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Inventor Kids STEM Classes | Fullarton | Term 1 2020

Experience STEM like never before.
Inventor Kids run interactive science, technology, engineering and mathematics sessions for 3-5 year olds.

For 45 minutes each week, you and your child will develop and practice skills in STEM through educational and fun hands-on activities. At every session a new STEM topic will be showcased in areas such as computer coding, engineering […]

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START at the Gallery | Art Gallery of SA | Adelaide Kids Program | 2020

[ January 5, 2020; February 2, 2020; February 29, 2020; March 1, 2020; April 5, 2020; 4:00 pm; May 3, 2020; 4:00 pm; June 7, 2020; July 5, 2020; September 6, 2020; October 4, 2020; November 1, 2020; December 6, 2020; ]
START at the Gallery of South Australia
Enjoy monthly fun-packed days of art, activities and entertainment for families with children aged 3-12 years.
Start at the Gallery is an exciting introduction to art for children and their families. Held on the first Sunday of every month, Start is a FREE family-fun day and includes art activities, tours, […]

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Adelaide School Holiday Activities

Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Educational & Creative Fun | Dec 2019 – Jan 2020

[ December 14, 2019 to January 27, 2020. ]

Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Summer 2019/20
Your guide to all the best activities & ideas for the December & January School Holidays.
South Australian Summer School Holidays: Saturday 14 December 2019 – Monday 27 January 2020
Summer is the perfect time to get the kids out and about during the school holidays with an extended break and […]

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REM+ Tuition | Holiday Courses & Short Courses | Jan 2020

[ January 20, 2020 to January 22, 2020. ]
REM+ Tuition : Unlock Potential. Get Results.
At REM+ Tuition, the mission is to create positive futures through supporting and motivating students, and developing their confidence in ways that schools can’t.
REM+ Tuition offers Adelaide students of all ages face-to-face tuition in small groups. Classes are organised by year group and subject, and are available for pre-school children, […]

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Geminids Meteor Shower | 14 – 15 Dec 2019

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Geminids Meteor Shower 2019
On Saturday 14– Sunday 15 December 2019, the Geminids meteor shower will grace our skies with one of the most spectacular displays to be viewed from Earth this year.
The meteor shower will begin on Saturday, with the best viewing anytime after midnight and peak […]

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Don’t Duck Out. Make It SAFE | Water Safety Education Campaign

Don’t Duck Out. Make It SAFE Water Safety Education Campaign
The Don’t Duck Out. Make It SAFE campaign launched this summer is designed to educate parents and carers about the drowning dangers associated with portable pools. They’re encouraging consumers to use these products safely in their backyards.
This campaign is in response to statistics showing that on average […]

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Port Noarlunga Snorkel Tour | Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries | 7 Dec 2019

[ December 7, 2019; ]
Port Noarlunga Snorkel Tour
Join professional snorkel leaders and marine biologists for a guided snorkel at Port Noarlunga reef. The reef has been an aquatic reserve since 1971 and is home to an amazing variety of colourful fish and plant life.
The event is suitable for children 5 years and above whom are good swimmers. At least […]

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VACSWIM Holiday Program | South Australia | Dec 2019 & Jan 2020

VACSWIM is a government funded initiative that’s been providing South Australian primary school children with water knowledge for more than 50 years.
Online enrolments for the iconic SA Water VACSWIM water safety program have opened for the 2019/20 season.  Now is the time for families to register and save the date to keep children safe in […]

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ECH Retirement Village & Montessori Early Learning Centre Development | Intergenerational Playgroup | Modbury | Nov 2019

Construction Begins on ECH Retirement Village & Montessori Early Learning Centre in Modbury
ECH partners with SA Montessori to deliver intergenerational first. 
Construction has officially commenced on one of Australia’s first retirement villages incorporating a Montessori Early Learning Centre, thanks to a partnership between leading ageing care provider ECH (Enabling Confidence at Home) and SA Montessori.
ECH Chief […]

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MFS Station Day | St Marys Fire Station | 23 Nov 2019

[ November 23, 2019; ]
MFS Station Day at St Marys
The Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) will open the doors to St Marys Fire Station on Saturday 23 November from 10am until 2pm.
The day will be full of free family fun. There will be activities for the kids, road crash rescue demonstrations, fire trucks, recruit information and more. 

Refreshments and BBQ will […]

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Embrace Kids Documentary | Body Image Movement

Embrace Kids – a life-changing documentary for children aged 8-12 years.
The Embrace Kids documentary is the next step in the Body Image Movement’s Embrace journey.  Recent studies suggest that body image is the number one issue affecting our children, and they want to be part of the solution.
The film will address why body image has […]

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Flinders University’s ‘SpringFest’ – and Walking Trails! | Review

Flinders Uni’s ‘SpringFest’, plus walking trails – Review, October 2019
The southern suburbs uni recently opened its doors for a family-friendly event. But, as we discovered, the campus has even more to offer, including scenic walking trails.
by Carla Caruso
It’s been a while since I’ve been a uni student (scarily, almost two decades), so I haven’t had […]

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Niggle | New Wellbeing App by Kids Helpline

niggle: Wellbeing App by Kids Helpline
Kids Helpline announces a new mobile app – ‘niggle by Kids Helpline’ to make mental health help more accessible and relevant for young people regardless of their location.
Yourtown has recently unveiled mental health technology that makes it dramatically easier and faster for teenagers and young people to access evidence based […]

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