Unley Museum’s New Touchscreen & Fun Exhibitions
Community museums are like ‘secret’ suburban gems. If you’ve got one nearby, it’s well worth dropping in … and it’s often FREE to do so, as with the Unley Museum.
by Carla Caruso
This treasure trove, run by the Unley Council, brings to life the area’s past and people via 12,000-plus […]
Unley Museum’s New Touchscreen & Fun Exhibitions
Mitcham Memorial Library & Brownhill Creek in Hawthorn
If you thought libraries were just for bookworms or cranky types who like to ‘shh’ your kids, think again. Libraries aren’t what they used to be – particularly Hawthorn’s Mitcham Memorial Library.
by Carla Caruso
Following a $6.5 million rebuild, the new-look Mitcham Library flung open its doors in January […]
[ September 30, 2019 to October 4, 2019. October 8, 2019 to October 11, 2019. ]
Spring off the couch and into the circus!
Balance, coordination, strength, creativity and teamwork – put them all to the test during the Cirkidz School Holiday Program!
Come and try their popular sessions SOAR (trapeze, hoop, silks) and Off the Wall (tumbling, tramp and acro) or experience a variety of circus skills and challenges in one […]
Dymocks Top 51 Kids’ Books for 2019
Each year Dymocks release their top 51 kids book to help get kids reading and it is always an inspirational list. Voted by the Dymocks Booklovers members, you will find lots of beloved children’s classics as well as some new favourites, books from captivating series and plenty of Australian […]
AFL Max – A unique Adelaide AFL experience like no other!
by Katrina Gogel
AFL Max opened its doors for the first time and my six-year-old Auskicker and I went along to experience the fun and excitement.
The brainchild of former Crows player James Podsiadly, AFL Max is the nation’s first immersive footy skills and entertainment centre. The […]
[ June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019. ]
Top 12 Family Friendly things to do during Winter with Kids in Adelaide
As we head into the cold winter months, having to survive chilly nights and rainy days can be a challenge! However, just because the sun isn’t shining it doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to see and do around Adelaide.
Adelaide’s milder climate means that […]
[ May 19, 2019; June 2, 2019; June 23, 2019; July 21, 2019; August 4, 2019; September 22, 2019; ]
Gilles at The Grounds
Gilles at The Grounds Market is held in the Old Brick Dairy Pavilion, Adelaide Showground.
The Gilles Street Market originated in 2008 in the heart of Adelaide at the historic, Gilles Street Primary School. Heralded as Adelaide’s original fashion and design marketplace, Gilles Street has provided a platform for emerging and established designers […]
[ April 23, 2019; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Neon Kids Lock In
Neon Kids Lock In is X-Site Gaming’s kid-safe lock in. Drop the kids off for a night of fun.
The night includes 4 hrs of non stop gaming, virtual reality and food. Take a night off from the kids and let X-Site gaming handle the rest. The session costs $30 per child.
The ticket […]
Royal Adelaide Hospital – Playground & Amenities Review
Review by Susannah Marks
We visit the new Royal Adelaide Hospital and discover some child-friendly amenities.
A while back we had an appointment at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital (or RAH as it’s often called) and when my childcare arrangements fell through at the last minute I was a bit […]
Norwood Play Cafe Review
Indoor playground and cafe at Norwood Swim School
If you’ve got kids who swim at Norwood Swim School then no doubt you’ll have spent plenty of time at the Norwood Play Café enjoying a coffee while your kids have their lessons, or ducking in to grab a treat after your kid’s swimming lessons. […]
[ October 19, 2018; 7:00 pm; ]
Gawler Blue Light Halloween Disco.
STARplex Gawler will be hosting a blue light Halloween disco for kids aged 8 – 17 years of age. Kids can go dressed in Halloween costumes. There will be prizes for best dressed.
SAPOL Road Safety Section will be bringing a Photo Booth and there will be free face painting.
This is a […]
[ August 12, 2018; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
The Artisan on Partridge event will transform historic Partridge House at Glenelg.
The event will feature an indoor exhibition from artists and sculptors, live music and entertainment, interactive arts activities, live art demonstrations and a great selection of food and coffee vans.
The magnificent gardens will also come alive with a bustling arts market featuring an array […]
[ April 16, 2018 to April 18, 2018. ]
SciWorld Pop-up Science Centre
Looking for some wonderful April holiday entertainment? SciWorld’s Pop Up Science Centre is back! Three hours of non-stop STEM fun! You’re going to love it!
Enjoy a world of science at SciWorld’s Pop Up Science Centre at the Adelaide Showground from 16-18 April 2018. For only $15 per child aged between 5 – 15 years, […]
[ March 3, 2018 to April 29, 2018. ]
Milerum and Me: The Art of Jacob Stengl
A deeply personal artistic exploration of a grandfather, Milerum, and grandson, Jacob Stengl, whose lives have run parallel to each other without them having ever met.
Jacob Stengl is a significant Aboriginal artist entering a bold new phase of his career. Milerum (Clarence Long) is amongst the most important […]
[ January 16, 2018; 10:30 am; January 18, 2018; 10:30 am; January 23, 2018; 10:30 am; January 25, 2018; 10:30 am; ]
Raiders of the Lost Archive: A Trunk Full of Books at the State Library of SA
A high-stakes curatorial cold case! When the clock starts, your team will have one hour to crack the clues and hunt down the hidden secrets throughout the Library. With a live leaderboard, cryptic clues, surprise challenges and a roaming curator […]
Slime makers of Australia rejoice! Finally Elmers glue is back!
It is being stocked at a number of shops. We have seen it at Coles, Woolworths and Spotlight stores BUT you need to be quick as they literally run out the door in no time, every time they re-stock. If you’ve seen YouTube videos and recipes […]
Slime Making Tips | What do all the ingredients do?
Borax Solution: to make this, mix 1 teaspoon of Borax with 1 cup of hot water and stir to combine. We put this liquid solution in a sauce bottle for easy dispensing and storing. Borax can be found in the laundry section of supermarkets. We like […]
How to make Glitter Slime – Easy Recipes for Glitter Slime
Glitter slime is one of our favourite types of slime. It’s so sparkly, stretchy and fun to play with, and so cool to look at. It’s also super easy to make, especially as Elmers glue is now finally available again in Australian shops. We found […]
Great ideas to help your kids spend time away from the screen
It’s safe to say that many of us find the allure of a ‘screen’ all too easy to resist and these days we all need access to technology for work, school and even sporting clubs! As with anything, moderation is the key and we […]
[ September 9, 2017; 1:00 pm; ]
The Launch of Flip Out Indoor Trampoline Arena
Go along to the launch of Flip Out SA, an all-ages indoor trampoline arena for the whole family.
Flip Out Trampoline Arena is Australia’s first and largest trampoline playground. First opened in Western Sydney, Flip Out aims to give you healthy and awesome fun through their massive trampolines, ball […]
[ August 12, 2017; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Love Your Bookshop Day at Imprints Booksellers
Love Your Bookshop Day is on Saturday 12 August 2017! Go and celebrate everything to love about bookshops on Love Your Bookshop Day 2017!
Imprints Booksellers is hosting an event on Love Your Bookshop Day (LYBD) for everyone to enjoy while celebrating everything to love about bookshops and booksellers. Love Your Bookshop Day […]
[ August 10, 2017; 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. ]
The moment babies are born, they are learning.
Much of a baby’s knowledge and skills will come from observing, tracking, listening, mouthing and exploring the world around them.
Focusing on the youngest members of Playgroup, this workshop will give participants an understanding of how, what and when babies learn, the benefits of Playgroup for babies, safety at […]
[ August 12, 2017; 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Witches and Wizards your presence is requested on the 12 of August!
Ingle Farm Recreation Centre is hosting a Harry Potter themed Saturday Night Rollerskating Disco.
There will be a DJ, games and prizes for the best dressed, so make sure you go dressed as your favourite witch or wizard.
Cost: $8.50 per person | Family of 4 for […]
[ July 24, 2017; 10:45 am to 11:45 am. ]
New Weekly Play Group in Victor Harbor
Ocean themed music, science, craft and yoga! Indoor venue, stair access only.
It is asked that you leave your pram at home, as space is limited.
Weekly on Monday mornings, during the school term. 10.45am – 11:45am, starting on Monday 24 July 2017.
Bring a piece of fruit to share. Tea and […]
Mega Courts Indoor Sports, Windsor Gardens – Review
For anyone who likes to bounce, jump, run or play with a ball, Megacourts is an inflatable and sports heaven!
I had fully intended to sit on a bench seat and watch my kids bounce themselves silly, instead, I found myself unable to resist and before long I too […]
Tragically, up to two children die every year from furniture or TVs toppling over, and there are hundreds of serious injuries.
Accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. Making sure your home is safe for children could prevent a serious accident.
Small children are adventurous, climbing on furniture, such as freestanding bookcases, drawers, wardrobes and […]
Aussie Hoops Lightning Speed Sessions – basketball training at Colonnades Shopping Centre | 24-28 Apr 2017
[ April 24, 2017; 11:00 am; April 26, 2017 11:00 am to April 28, 2017 11:00 am. ]
Aussie Hoops Lightning Speed Sessions – basketball training at Colonnades Shopping Centre
Lights, drills, action! The future of basketball training has arrived at Colonnades and it’s equipped with motion sensor lights.
These school holidays, put your skills to the test with their interactive basketball drills experience. Flex your reflexes and test your ability to move at the speed […]
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 […]
[ April 19, 2017; 6:00 pm; ]
RAA member only night at Bounce 19 Apr 2017
These school holidays don’t miss out on the RAA member only night at Bounce. The night will be jam-packed with fun, music, games, prizes, food and of course loads of bouncing.
Prizes include tickets to sold-out Matilda the Musical, the chance to run on Adelaide Oval in the Port Power […]
Easter School Holidays at Adelaide Central Market | Big Market Adventures for Little Foodies | Apr 2017
[ April 18, 2017; April 20, 2017; April 21, 2017; April 25, 2017; April 27, 2017; April 28, 2017; ]
Easter School Holidays at Adelaide Central Market
Adelaide Central Market – Big Market Adventures for Little Foodies
Big Market Adventures for Little Foodies is back at the Market these school holidays! All activities are free or low cost and include the ever popular Market Trail at just $8 (plus booking fee), Little Market Chefs at just $18 […]
[ April 18, 2017 to April 24, 2017. ]
Shopkins Immersive Zone at Elizabeth City Centre
Once you shop… You can’t stop! The Shopkins Immersive Zone hits Elizabeth City Centre these April School Holidays!
Go along to swap your doubles with fellow Shopkins fans and colour in your favourite Shopkins characters. Immerse yourself in the Shopkins brand with the Cart Challenge and Memory Matching game. Engage […]
[ April 15, 2017 4:00 pm to April 30, 2017 4:00 pm. ]
Autumn Holidays in Adelaide! Find all the Best Activities & Ideas for the April School Holidays.
Below you will find a list of venues and links to their websites so you can simply click through to check out the activities on offer. Most programs are open to school age children 5 years and older but there […]
[ April 14, 2017 to April 30, 2017. April 14, 2017 to April 30, 2017. ]
ArtVenture Kids Art Classes Online
Simply set them up and watch them create artworks all by themselves
Artventure – Kids Art Classes Online. 33% off!
As a parent, you want to encourage your kids to develop their skills, but you don’t always have the time to help!
Artventure has you covered when it comes to teaching them to draw […]
Pumpt | Indoor BMX, Mountain Bike & Scooter Park | 221 Marion Road, Richmond | Review
It’s Australia’s largest indoor BMX, Scooter and MTB facility and it’s open right here in Adelaide. The 2,500 square metre warehouse at 221 Marion Road, Marleston, houses over 190 metres of pump tracks. The Play & Go boys gave it […]
Jelly Bean Play Land Review
[ EDITOR’S NOTE 14 September 2017: Jelly Bean Play Land is now LITTLE ROCKETS PLAY CAFE and it is undergoing changes – the foam pit and trampolines pictured above have been removed and are being replaced with something else]
Jelly Bean Playland was a lovely surprise – in fact, it was brilliant […]
Kinderling Kids Radio
From the Wiggles to The White Stripes, Vegetable Plot to Village People, Danny Kaye to Daft Punk and Justine Clarke to Johnny Cash, Kinderling Kids Radio is redefining music for kids and creating shared family moments for the music lover in the child, and the child in the music lover.
Kinderling Kids Radio offers […]
Flexible LEGO® Compatible sticky!
Imagine being able to build LEGO® on virtually any surface; around corners, on spheres, even onto things built with LEGO®. It will mean that not only your floors will be covered with Lego, you may find it anywhere! Nimuno Loops is Lego compatible on one side with adhesive tape backing and is […]
[ May 24, 2017; ]
National Simultaneous Storytime 2017
National Simultaneous Storytime 2017 promises to be one of the most exciting yet! This year’s Australian book is ‘The Cow Tripped Over the Moon’ by Tony Wilson and illustrated by Laura Wood.
National Simultaneous Storytime is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association. Every year a picture book, written and illustrated […]
Splodge Kids Play Cafe Review | February 2017
Fantastic small play cafe in the south (glitter everywhere but not at our houses)!
The lovely ladies of Baby & Toddler Destinations Adelaide have written this review of Splodge Kids Play Cafe – thanks for sharing with us. (see their original post here)
Splodge Corner is a small but delightfully quiet and […]
[ March 17, 2017; 5:30 pm; ]
Prospect & Enfield Kindergym’s 30th Birthday!
Celebrate Prospect & Enfield Kindergym’s 30th Birthday!
They’ll be celebrating with Kindergym activities, face painting, birthday cake and more! There will also be a sausage sizzle and cake stall with plenty of delicious treats! PLUS, there will be a special performance by Ticklish Allsorts at 6:15pm! It will be great fun for […]