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SA Health coronavirus booklet for children

Coronavirus booklet for children | SA Health | 2020

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 […]

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Hub – A New Online Space for Young South Australians | SA Commissioner for Children & Young People | Apr 2020

Commissioner launches ‘hub’ – a new online space for SA’s young people
South Australia’s Commissioner for Children and Young People, Helen Connolly, has launched hub – a new virtual space created especially for young people.
hub is a place for young South Australians to ‘visit, hang out, keep up to date, have a say, and connect’ with […]

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Bringing the Zoo to You – Livestream the animals from Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park

Zoos SA are bringing the Zoo to you – Live!
While Adelaide and Monarto Zoos might be temporarily closed, they’re still making sure everyone gets a healthy dose of animal magic.
Spending time surrounded by nature is a great way to beat the Coronavirus blues. Unfortunately, while the Zoos SA physical sites are now closed, there will […]

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National Geographic Kids | Free Digital Editions | Apr – Jun 2020

National Geographic Kids Free Digital Editions
National Geographic Kids have made access to their digital edition absolutely FREE for the next three months.
They hope this helps parents through the weeks ahead by providing content that engages and inspires kids about the world outdoors – even when they’re stuck indoors.
If you’ve already paid for the digital edition, […]

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The Wiggles: Social Distancing Video | 2020

The Wiggles Release Social Distancing Video
The Wiggles are here to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. The importance of staying home and social distancing doesn’t have to be a scary conversation. You can sing and dance along at home and become a hand washing hero. 
Watch the video below:

 

For more information and all enquiries please visit The […]

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Virtual Classrooms for South Australian Public School Teachers | Coronavirus Update | 3 Apr 2020

A virtual classroom platform has been launched to help teachers support South Australian students learning from home.
South Australian public school teachers will be able to use a new virtual classroom platform which has been designed to facilitate flexible learning in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The South Australian Government has launched the platform in partnership with […]

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Bringing Hogwarts to You | Harry Potter at Home

Hogwarts at Home – Bringing Hogwarts to You
Everyone is trying to keep safe at home at the moment and so, with J.K. Rowling and friends at Audible, Bloomsbury, OverDrive, Pottermore Publishing and Scholastic, Wizarding World are delighted to introduce Harry Potter At Home to help children, parents, carers and teachers add a touch of Harry […]

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School on TV with the ABC | Starts 14 April 2020

School on TV starting Term 2 on ABC ME
ABC will extend its educational programming on ABC ME to support students and caregivers at home, from 10am to 3pm each weekday during Term 2, 2020.   The expanded schedule moves from blocks of primary school content in the mornings through to secondary school content in the […]

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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 fantastic selection of animal entertainment online for kids (and adults!) of all ages to enjoy.  Take a break out of your school or work week to sit down with the kids […]

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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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keeping kids connected

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
Editor’s Note: It has been announced that due to the escalating impact of COVID-19 it is necessary for Adelaide Zoo (and Monarto Safari Park) to temporarily close their doors from 5pm, 25 March 2020.
In response to the current situation:

Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park will be closed […]

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

British Migrants: Instant Australians? at the Migration Museum
***UPDATE: Effective midday, Monday 23 March, The History Trust of South Australia will close all of its public sites, including National Motor Museum, South Australian Maritime Museum, Migration Museum and Centre of Democracy until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.***
Between 1947 and 1981 nearly 1.5 million Britons […]

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twilight bike riding

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.
Editors note: the exhibition has been extended until 31 January 2021.
I’ll be honest, […]

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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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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; 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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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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