30-Day Free Trial of ABC Reading Eggs
Don’t miss your chance to claim this special back-to-school offer from ABC Reading Eggs. Give your child all the skills they need for reading success and sign up for 30 days’ FREE access to Australia’s leading online reading program for kids aged 2–13!
Based on solid scientific research, ABC Reading Eggs is the perfect way to build […]
30-Day Free Trial of ABC Reading Eggs
[ March 25, 2021; ]
Mercedes College Adelaide – Nurturing Young Learners
Reception students enrolled at Mercedes College are set-up for lifelong learning through the College’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme.
The co-educational Catholic school incorporates the globally renowned programme with the Australian curriculum to provide students with a world-class education and subjects most relevant to young people today. The Primary Years […]
REM+ Tuition Pre-School Reading Programme – Terms 3 & 4
Starting School in 2022? REM+ Tuition’s Pre-School Phonics Reading Programme, written by Jenny Allen, 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 […]
Why is STEM integral to your child’s education?
STEM has gained importance in the education sector over the past few years. Educators understand the value of STEM and its positive impact on learning. However, as parents it can be hard to find a clear understanding of what STEM is, how it works in the classroom and […]
[ February 18, 2021 to April 15, 2021. ]
FREE Sesame Street Books for Kids
BIG W is set to give away more than 2.6 million Sesame Street books entirely free as part of its Free Books For Kids program, with another 40,000 books to be given to children in need.
Returning for its fifth instalment, the initiative seeks to support literacy by making books for […]
[ February 28, 2021; ]
Adelaide Festival’s Middle Grade & YA Day
Tweens and Teens can enjoy a day at Pioneer Women’s Memorial Garden, featuring a stellar lineup of contemporary authors.
The day will include Davina Bell (The End of the World is Bigger Than Love), James Bradley (Ghost Species), Ursula Dubosarsky (The Word Spy and Pierre’s Not There), Will Kostakis (The Monuments series), Jess Scully (Glimpses of Utopia), R.A. Spratt (The […]
[ February 19, 2021; March 26, 2021; ]
Loreto College: the start to the journey your daughter deserves
It’s said that every journey starts with a single step. At Loreto College, that step leads to the development of strong, passionate and confident girls and young women.
Loreto is an all-girls’ day and boarding school in Adelaide’s inner eastern suburbs and caters for students ranging […]
[ February 7, 2021; March 4, 2021; May 2, 2021; June 6, 2021; ]
START at the Gallery of South Australia
Enjoy art-making, music, performances and tours on the first Sunday of every month with Start at the Gallery – an exciting introduction to art for children and their families.
START is a FREE family-fun day and includes art activities, tours, live performances and entertainment at the Art Gallery of South Australia on […]
[ February 27, 2021; ]
Adelaide Writers’ Week – Kids’ Day
Writers’ Week Opening Weekend has a jam-packed program designed for the youngest of book readers.
Kids’ Day on Saturday, 27 February 2021 features an all-Australian line-up of some of the brightest names in children’s literature including current Australian Children’s Laureate Ursula Dubosarsky (The Terrible Plop and Brindabella), Davina Bell and Allison Colpoys […]
[ February 13, 2021; ]
Confucius Institute Cultural Workshops
Celebrating the 2021 Lunar New Year, the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide will be presenting 3 workshops for you to immerse yourself in traditional Chinese culture and art.
Experience the beauty of the brush stroke as their artists compose the characters of Chinese calligraphy with your Chinese name, take the opportunity […]
[ January 4, 2021 to January 8, 2021. January 11, 2021 to January 15, 2021. January 18, 2021 to January 22, 2021. ]
Waterhouse School Holiday Program
These school holidays there’s plenty to see and do at the Museum.
Be inspired by this year’s Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize exhibition and go along for a self-guided trail through the Museum or take part in four exciting makers workshops.
Draw! Recycle! Explore! | 4 – 8 January 2021, 11am – 12pm or […]
[ January 19, 2021; ]
FREE STEM School Holiday Activity at St Raphael’s School
This free event is for all children between 4 and 11 years old to enjoy with a parent or guardian. Sessions will be held at St Raphael’s School in Parkside on 19 January 2021 and will be led by St Raphael’s Specialist Numeracy/ STEM Leader.
Children and […]
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Saturn & Jupiter Conjunction
Jupiter and Saturn will be the closest they have been since 1623 this December.
Not seen in 800 years, Jupiter and Saturn will align so closely that they will appear to collide when viewed from earth. This is known as the “Christmas Star” or “Star of […]
Don’t Duck Out. Make It SAFE Water Safety Education Campaign
The Don’t Duck Out. Make It SAFE campaign launched last 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 […]
[ October 31, 2020 to November 29, 2020. ]
Port Walks – A Month of Walking Tours
Port Adelaide Guide is happy to present a festival of walking tours, Port Walks. They have a fantastic program of guided walks lined up highlighting Port Adelaide’s rich history, unique environment, diverse culture, and ongoing tradition of folklore and storytelling.
There are a variety of different tours to choose […]
Greatest Butcher on Your Block
The much loved Crap Housewife is once again working on her culinary skills with some of the country’s greatest butcher’s – which is all about celebrating the ancient craft of butchery and supporting Aussie butchers.
They are teaching some tips and tricks on how to prepare and cook very basic beef and […]
VACSWIM SA online enrolments for 2020-21 have now opened.
VACSWIM SA is a government funded initiative that’s been providing South Australian primary school children with water knowledge for more than 50 years.
VACSWIM SA provides primary school aged children with opportunities to develop a range of skills and positive experiences in the areas of water safety, confidence […]
Alexander the Great by Alexander Volkanovski
Australia’s UFC Featherweight World Champion, Alexander Volkanovski has recently released a children’s book “Alexander the Great” to inspire little ones with his story.
Aimed at kids aged 3 and up, the book tells the story of Alex’s rise through the ranks of the UFC with messages of positivity and resilience for […]
[ October 11, 2020 to October 20, 2020. ]
Write the World Speechwriting Competition
‘hub’ is a safe, online space for young South Australians to visit, hang out, keep up to date, have their say and connect. This October, hub is featuring a global speechwriting competition brought to you by Write the World.
“The eyes of all future generations are upon you,” Greta Thunburg told world […]
Australia’s Top 50 Kids Book 2020
Each year, Better Reading asks young Australian readers, their families, librarians and teachers to vote for their favourite book.
The 2020 list includes old favourites, newcomers, award winners and some anniversary titles that have stood the test of time. As Better Reading did last year, they have split the list into […]
[ September 25, 2020; ]
MasterChef’s Callum Hann and Themis Chryssidis San Remo Online Cooking Event
An exciting, live and free event will be taking place this Friday with MasterChef’s Callum Hann, leading dietitian Themis Chryssidis and San Remo.
In an all-South Australian collaboration, Sprout owners Callum Hann and Themis Chryssidis have teamed up with San Remo to take on the food […]
[ September 25, 2020 to October 4, 2020. ]
Learn2Swim Week – Free Lesson for Children Under Five
Learn2Swim Week 2020 will be held during the Spring school holidays from 25 September – 4 October 2020.
An initiative of Poolwerx, Learn2Swim Week is a national awareness campaign aimed at educating parents on the importance of teaching kids under five to swim. It provides the opportunity to […]
[ September 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020. ]
Roll up to all the fun of the show but at home. The Show isn’t happening this year but there’s no reason not to make your own show fun at home thanks to Free Fun – Home Delivered. Free Fun is a monthly (free of course) subscription offering with a host of fun activities […]
Online Safety Adventures with Swoosh and Glide
The key to establishing online safety as a life-long skill is to start talking about it early, so it becomes a part of everyday life.
Playing eSafety’s story puzzles with young children is a fun way to get the conversation going, while showing them how to use digital technologies in […]
[ September 29, 2020; ]
Professor Flint’s ‘Eromanga: Life in the Prehistoric Sea’
Travel back in time and dive beneath the The Eromanga Sea; the giant inland sea that once covered much of Australia.
Once there, be prepared to meet some of the strangest, most unique, and most peculiar inhabitants of planet Earth you’ve ever seen. From giant sea-monsters, to fish with […]
Foodbank SA Superhero Program
Do you want to be a Foodbank SA superhero? You can join the Foodbank SA family and learn how to help others in need.
Foodbank SA has identified through their School Programs, an increased demand for Foodbank specific educational and interactive activities for children. The Superhero Program has been developed as a way […]
Jane Reilly and Peter Combe reading ‘Hi. This is Coronavirus’
SA Health have produced an easy to follow book explaining coronavirus to children.
In this video, South Australian icons Jane Reilly and Peter Combe educate children on how to stop the spread of COVID-19 by reading ‘Hi. This is Coronavirus’ to them at Unley Library
‘Hi. This is […]
[ October 19, 2020 to October 25, 2020. ]
Aussie Backyard Bird Count
The #AussieBirdCount is a great way to connect with the birds in your backyard no matter where your backyard happens to be — a suburban backyard, a local park, a patch of forest, down by the beach, or the main street of town.
The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is an activity for all-ages that […]
[ September 20, 2020; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
First Aid for Children Classes at Head2Toe First Aid
Learn first aid with your children in this fun and informative first aid session.
Over 90 minutes you and your child/children will learn age appropriate first aid tailored for ages 7+. Topics will include assessment, how and when to call 000, CPR, recovery position, bandaging, bleeding and more.
[ September 1, 2020; ]
Great Southern BioBlitz
The Great Southern BioBlitz is an attempt to record ALL the living species across the Southern Hemisphere during a 4 day period (Friday 25 September – Monday 28 September). Join the workshop on 1 September to learn more and get ready for the BioBlitz.
You can participate in this citizen science activity by taking […]
Triple Zero Kids Challenge App
Kids can learn about getting help in an emergency by playing games and solving mysteries on this helpful app. They’ll learn about safety messages and hear what happens when you call Triple Zero. Along the way they will meet the “Zeros” as they are guided step by step through the game.
[ September 26, 2020; ]
Clipper Ship ‘City of Adelaide’ Free Educational Event
Meet maritime writers, inventors and model makers including Rob Morrison (Curiosity Show), Russell Penney, Bob Sexton, Peter Christopher, Paul Simpson, Brian Gillan, Nigel Stone, Wendy Falland, Meredith Reardon and possibly Steve McNicol.
This event offers the opportunity to talk with the above people, interact with some of the items they […]
[ September 20, 2020; October 5, 2020; ]
The One & All Tall Ship Open Days
Go on board to see South Australia’s greatest sailing asset – The One & All Tall Ship.
Walk the decks, be at the ship’s helm, venture into the galley and the saloon. This handcrafted ship tells the stories of yesteryear of how sail transport and life on board was […]
The Butterfly Effect – Workshops for Girls
Enlighten’s Butterfly Effect programs build a sense of belonging and connection, providing a range of beneficial tools and tricks to help girls navigate their journeys through school while building resilience and self-esteem.
The idea of “The Butterfly Effect” comes from the science of chaos theory. It suggests that everything is […]
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Bush Buddies Pre-school Education Program at Cleland Wildlife Park
Cleland Wildlife Park is hosting Bush Buddies, a brand new pre-school education program aimed at 2-4 year olds.
Each week children will explore a different Australian animal through storytelling, music, interactive and sensory learning experiences while exploring the park.
You will also learn which animals to look for on […]
New Kidsafe SA & Cops for Kids Driveway Safety Campaign
Kidsafe SA with the support of Cops for Kids has launched their Driveway Safety campaign in response to an increasing amount of driveway runovers in South Australian in recent years.
Kidsafe SA seeks to educate South Australian families about how they can keep their children safe from […]
Phases of the Moon Astronomy Craft
Kids are often fascinated by all things related to outer space and astronomy. Help teach your kids about the Moon with this cool Moon phase activity, complete with a Moon phase worksheet!
This activity involves creating a ‘moon phase slider’. You’ll be able to move the slider to expose different […]
[ August 15, 2020 to September 15, 2020. ]
Sydney Science Trail interactive virtual science experience
The Sydney Science Trail is a FREE online virtual science experience that is available to all children around Australia.
From tiny adventures in the microverse, to a deep-dive into underwater robotics, to a scavenger hunt across Australia and live-panel discussions with some of the country’s biggest names in science such […]
[ August 8, 2020 to September 8, 2020. ]
Deep Blue Treasure Hunt – National Science Week
The Deep Blue Treasure Hunt offers hands-on, marine-based activities that will help families get to know their local coastlines.
Using the app, families will explore their local beaches, go treasure hunting and use science and art to learn how to look after the ocean environments.
Around 20 activities have been […]
Adelaide Planetarium Reopening at UniSA Mawson Lakes
The Adelaide Planetarium is reopening to the public from Saturday 1 August 2020. Saturday Sessions will take you on a captivating journey across the universe.
The Adelaide Planetarium’s highly experienced astronomers will guide you through constellations, the solar system and beyond. Marvel at the immense scale of the universe and […]