Which Bin? Tips to Help Families Dispose & Recycle Rubbish Correctly
Did you know South Australians are the best recyclers in the nation? Yet we can still do better by reducing our contamination and putting rubbish in the correct bins.
It’s so important to dispose of rubbish correctly and recycle as many items as possible at home, […]
Which Bin? Tips to Help Families Dispose & Recycle Rubbish Correctly
How To Be Aware of Your Child’s Privacy Settings
With so much time spent online in today’s world, it’s important to be aware of your child’s privacy settings and how they might be sharing information online to help with reducing inappropriate contact.
Think U Know Australia have developed a learning activity to help parents, carers and their […]
[ July 7, 2020; July 9, 2020; July 14, 2020; July 16, 2020; ]
Brown Falconer Interactive Architecture for Kids Online Workshop
Brown Falconer are passionate about getting architecture back into schools and talk about the value that good design brings to people, communities and our planet.
This passion helped drive the establishment of the Archi-Ed Programme which helps deliver fun and informative workshops into schools around South Australia.
Given that we […]
[ July 10, 2020; 12:30 pm; ]
Now & Next Program for Parents and Carers
The Now & Next program is designed to educate and empower parents and carers to achieve positive outcomes – for their child with a disability, their family and themselves.
This innovative and award-winning program helps families develop their skills as they choose goals and work towards them with purpose.
Space to Dream
Space to Dream is a free design thinking activity for all children and young people in SA.
Space to Dream challenges everyone under 18 years in South Australia to design a toy or gadget for someone their age who is ‘moving to Mars’.
Selected designs will be made famous in a public exhibition at MOD. […]
[ July 6, 2020 to July 17, 2020. ]
Australian Sports Camps 3-day AFL Football, Soccer and Baseball chool holiday sports coaching camps plus horse riding programs.
Australian Sports Camps provide interactive and fun skills programs to ensure that participants improve their game and their love for their chosen sport. ASC are also offering 30% off AFL Football and Soccer Camps. Find out more […]
A self-guided tour of the City of Adelaide Clipper Ship – Review
Do you have a Titanic fan among your crew? They’ll love experiencing being inside a genuine 1864 sailing ship, right here in Port Adelaide.
by Carla Caruso
Port Adelaide is home to the world’s oldest surviving clipper ship, City of Adelaide. Yup, the world. And after […]
Watch celebrated stories read aloud by your favourite storytellers.
Designed to engage young people and ignite a passion for reading, imagining and learning, Story Box Library is an online reading room rich with Australian stories, diverse storytellers, and detailed activities for the classroom and home.
Story Box Library aims to get kids excited about reading, inspire their […]
[ June 22, 2020; ]
Big Feelings in Families Webinar
Madhavi Nawana Parker will be presenting a FREE Parent Webinar for Fullarton Park Community Centre
Please note that this is an ONLINE event.
If you struggle to know how to respond when your child experiences difficult feelings like anger, frustration, jealousy and worry, you’re not alone. One of the hardest things in a […]
[ June 24, 2020; June 25, 2020; ]
Skateboarding Safety Sessions
Learn from SK8 Therapy how to use the new St Clair Skate Park safely and make sure you know your skate etiquette on Wednesday 24 & Thursday 25 June 2020 from 4:30pm – 5:30pm. The session will be suitable for ages 12 – 18 years.
Participants will need to meet at The Brocas Youth […]
[ June 16, 2020; June 23, 2020; June 30, 2020; ]
Free Esports Webinar
Level up your play with 4x FREE Esports webinars.
Register your interest in a FREE Level Up Your Play Esports Webinars being presented by the Commissioner for Children and Young People in partnership with Australian Esports League, Tuesdays in June 2020. The webinars are for SA residents from 12 – 25 years.
Cosplay Craft […]
The Benefits of Small Group Tuition
Many parents and carers in Adelaide want to provide their children with additional learning support, or find a place where they can be challenged and extended beyond their regular schooling. This can be in core subject areas, such as reading, English and maths, as well as other more specialised subjects, […]
Preparing for the Ignite Program and Scholarship Exams
Even students who are naturally talented or gifted can benefit from specialised tuition when preparing to sit an ACER scholarship exam, or seeking entry to an IGNITE program at an Adelaide secondary school.
Entry to these programs is extremely competitive, and so students need to be highly motivated to […]
[ June 5, 2020 to June 8, 2020. ]
The SA Whale Centre will be reopening Friday 5 June, just in time for the long weekend and for the kick off of whale season!
As the centre adjusts to the new normal, things will be a little different as they do everything they can to keep their visitors, their staff and volunteers safe.
You will see […]
Embrace Your Body Children’s Book from the founder of the Body Image Movement
Body image is the number one issue affecting our children today, and so the Body Image Movement’s mission is to educate this impressionable group to embrace their bodies and love who they are, both inside and out, with the introduction of their (first […]
[ May 7, 2020 to June 8, 2020. ]
Junior Rangers – Autumn Diaries
South Australia’s National Parks and Wildlife Service has a new Junior Ranger nature journaling activity that will get kids excited about spending time in nature this autumn. There is also a great competition too.
Designed to spark curious minds, ‘Autumn Diaries’ is a great way to take the classroom outside and get […]
REM+ Tuition Pre-School Reading Programme
Starting School in 2021?
REM+ Tuition’s Pre-School Phonics Reading Programme, written by Jenny Allen (Director of REM+ Tuition) is specifically for pre-readers and beginning readers from 4½ years of age.
The aim of this programme is to prepare young children for reading and for school in such a way that they will be […]
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, […]
[ May 25, 2020 to July 3, 2020. ]
I Spy with My Cleland Eye
Explore Cleland Wildlife Park this winter with a fun new self-guided trail, free with entry.
Cleland Wildlife Park has now re-opened, and the animals are ready to see everyone. MORE INFO HERE.
‘I Spy with My Cleland Eye’ is designed for kids and adventurous adults. This self-guided trail takes you around the […]
[ June 4, 2020; ]
SciWorld Spectacular Science Show Livestream
Tune in for SciWorld’s Spectacular Science Show live on the Marion Cultural Centre Facebook Page at 4pm on Thursday 4 June 2020.
The show will be a celebration of science. Audience members will learn about heat, gases, energy and forces and chemical changes in this spectacular show which will show the audience […]
Phil Cummings live interactive free online event
Hear renowned, local children’s author Phil Cummings talk about how he creates his books at this live interactive online event.
Phil will be sharing how he creates a book, how he works with the illustrators and editors to bring his wonderful visions to life. He will also talk about the […]
Start at Home Activities with the Art Gallery of SA
Extend your Start experience at home with online activities.
Usually held on the first Sunday of every month, Start at the Gallery is an exciting introduction to art for children aged 3-12 and their families. This free family-fun day includes art activities, tours, live performances and entertainment.
However, due […]
[ May 1, 2020 to May 31, 2020. ] [caption id="attachment_132896" align="alignnone" width="630"] Image credit: Andre Castellucci[/caption]
History Festival Online Poetry Takeover Challenge
During May 2020, the History Trust of South Australia is inviting budding poets in years 4 to 11 to participate in the History Trust’s first ever online poetry challenge.
Originally part of South Australia’s History Festival 2020, which was this year postponed, the Poetry […]
[ May 10, 2020; 4:30 pm; May 17, 2020; 4:30 pm; May 24, 2020; 4:30 pm; May 31, 2020; 4:30 pm; June 7, 2020; 4:30 pm; June 14, 2020; 4:30 pm; June 21, 2020 4:30 pm to June 28, 2020 4:30 pm. ]
The No Plan Quiz For Kidz
From the crew at Quiz Meisters, who normally provide weekly pub trivia to over 20 venues around Adelaide each and every week, comes a brand new live stream trivia show for primary school aged kids.
It’s the No Plan Quiz for Kidz. It’s a mix of Naplan style questions and just […]
New website launch – Schoolbooks4Kids
Schoolbooks4kids has been established to provide an on-line digital store to sell a fantastic selection of educational learning books, for children in grades Prep/Kindy to 6.
Maths and Literature book packs are being sold at heavily discounted prices to help children and families during these disruptive times.
The books sold by Schoolbooks4kids are […]
SCINEMA – Putting the Science in Cinema
SCINEMA is the largest international science film festival in the southern hemisphere, showcasing the best science feature, documentary, animated and experimental films from filmmakers around the world.
Films cover a range of STEM topics, each with dedicated teacher resources packed full of lesson inspiration, classroom activities and thought-provoking questions all linked to the […]
AGSA now offers extensive resources and online workshops for educators, activities for children of all ages, online events, curators’ tours and podcasts online.
The Art Gallery of South Australia is responding to its temporary closure with enhanced digital experiences for audiences to engage with its collection, exhibitions and their own artmaking online.
Each week, via its website […]
Stuff at Home – Put it in the Right Bin
The ‘Stuff at Home – put it in the right bin’ interactive house is a fun, engaging and educational way to teach people about correct disposal of common household items.
With families staying home 7 days a week during the COVID-19 restrictions you may have noticed you […]
[ October 17, 2020 to October 23, 2020. ]
This year’s CBCA Book Week 2020 to be held in Term 4
Each year across Australia, the CBCA brings children and books together and this year’s CBCA Book Week will be held in Term 4 from 17-23 October. This year’s theme is Curious Creatures, Wild Minds.
During this time schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators and children celebrate […]
[ May 12, 2020; 7:00 pm; ]
Parenting SA are hosting a free webinar ‘Children and screens: adapting to the new reality’ at 7pm on Tuesday 12 May 2020.
Dr Justin Coulson and Dr Kristy Goodwin will answer common concerns for parents in this new situation:
are my children spending too much time on screens?
how should I handle ‘techno-tantrums when it’s time […]
[ April 20, 2020 to April 24, 2020. ]
April School Holiday Online Program: Wonders of the Earth
Monday 20 April 2020 to Friday 24 April 2020
During the school holidays, the museum lawns and galleries would normally be alive with school children. As the South Australian Museum is currently closed, it is opening it’s virtual doors to bring the wonders of the Museum to you […]
[ April 27, 2020; ]
Australian Company of Performing Arts Online Dance Classes
A lot of children’s activities have been suspended due to COVID-19, but students who attend ACPA are still experiencing their classes, just in a totally different format. Teachers are using video calls and live streams to maintain interaction with their students and it’s been incredibly positive.
“It’s important that […]
[ April 16, 2020 12:00 am to May 16, 2020 12:00 am. ]
Ken Done Educational Resources
Ken Done has released three free worksheets to help school students in grades 3 to 11 to learn about art at home.
Primary – stage 2 & 3 (years 3-6)
This worksheet is intended for stage 2 and 3 students. It’s aim is for students to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding when creating […]
NASA at Home
NASA has launched a “NASA at Home” website with science-related learning activities for kids at home due to COVID-19.
There are materials or students in different grade levels from kindergarten to fourth grade (American school system), but the activities are available for everyone to enjoy.
Some Activities include:
NASA Science at Home – From formal lesson […]
Kids eBook Club – Libraries SA
Libraries SA have created a library of eBooks that are always available. There are no waitlists, no holds, and they are free to borrow with a One Card membership.
There are over 40 books available in the kids section ready to read any time.
Simply visit the Libraries SA website and browse […]
Wootube – Maths Lesson Videos
Australian secondary school teacher, Eddie Woo regularly uploads mathematics lessons to his YouTube channel.
These are a great tool for at-home learning right now. He offers classes for year 7 – 12 on a range of topics and curriculums.
The topics on his website are aligned to the NSW Mathematics curriculum. In South […]
P.E with Joe Monday to Friday – The Body Coach
‘The Body Coach’, Joe Wicks, has become Britain’s (and the world’s) P.E. teacher every Monday to Friday.
With the recent COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing, Joe’s become a huge YouTube sensation with nearly a million people watching his videos from all around the world. He livestreams his […]
Learn about Dinosaurs with Professor Flint’s Live Streamed Events
Dinosaur University has created a program of online activities across the week including free, regular interactive live Facebook events on Wednesdays and Fridays at 11am.
World-renowned, and critically-acclaimed singing palaeontologist Professor Flint is the main teacher, guide, and palaeo pal of Dinosaur University and presents a live event […]
Play School screens a Covid-19 special
To help explain what’s happening at the moment with the coronavirus pandemic, Play School presented a special episode, which launched on Facebook on 2 April 2020. Play School: Hello Friends! was specially designed with little ones in mind, answering questions around coronavirus, from staying home to washing your hands.
Emma and […]
Information For Parents, Carers And Children about COVID-19
Are you finding it difficult talking to your child about the coronavirus? It’s normal to be feeling anxious at these times and it’s natural for children to pick up on our feelings and emotions.
Children may need extra attention and reassurance. It is important we let them know we’re looking […]