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Fun & Easy Activity Ideas for Kids To Do at Home

Activities Kids Can Do at Home – Fun, Affordable Easy Ideas & Inspiration
Help the kids have fun at home with these easy indoor and outdoor activities using simple household items, pantry staples, recycled materials and a little bit of imagination!
As families stay home to slow the spread of COVID-19, with the cancellation of countless upcoming events […]

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Adelaide Central Market Open during COVID-19 | 2020

Adelaide Central Market Open during COVID-19
The Adelaide Central Market have confirmed they will remain open, as they are an essential service and food market.
They have removed their communal dining furniture, placed hand sanitisers in key locations and entrances.  They ask you to please keep your social distance during your shop, that you use card only […]

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UNO best family card game

The Best Family Card Game – the new improved UNO

UNO is great family fun for both kids and adults. It suits various ages, and can be played with just 2 people or up to 10 people. 
In the last school holidays we went away with three other families, staying in a holiday house together. There was up to eighteen of us over five days. We […]

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Dymocks Top 51 Kids’ Books | 2019

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 […]

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how to make fluffy slime

How to Make Fluffy Slime | The Best Fluffy Slime Recipe | Australia

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 […]

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Elmers glitter glue green slime

Slime Making Tips | How to Fix Slime

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 […]

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how to make glitter slime

Easy Glitter Slime Recipes | Two Easy Ways to Make Glitter Slime

 
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 […]

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Great Ideas for Screen Free Time with Kids

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 […]

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kinderling radio

Kinderling Kids Radio | Radio that’s made especially for families

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 […]

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Gloop recipe

How to make Gloop | Messy Play Recipe

Messy Play ideas: How to make Gloop
Isn’t gloop a great word! Gloop is basically cornflour slime and it’s easy to make and fun to experiment with. It has a unique texture and is a good way of learning about solids and liquids through sensory play.
Making gloop is a messy activity so you’ll want to be prepared. You may […]

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Messy Play Salt Dough Recipe

How to make Salt Dough | Salt Dough Recipe

How to make Salt Dough
Looking for some rainy day fun? Salt dough is easy to make. It’s also great for making Christmas ornaments. You could paint your salt dough decorations with white acrylic paint and decorate with red or green ribbons and some glitter. This salt dough recipe is super easy and with only three ingredients […]

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Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta

How to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta | Messy Play Recipe

Messy Play ideas: How to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta
Looking for an indoor activity that is super easy? Why not make some Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta? It’s inexpensive and good sensory fun.
What you’ll need to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta

dry spaghetti
a snap lock bag or a container to mix it in
food colouring
cooking oil (optional)

How to make Rainbow Spaghetti Pasta
Cook a packet (or […]

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playdough recipe

How to Make Playdough | Uncooked Playdough Recipe

How to Make Playdough – Uncooked Playdough Recipe
This is an uncooked playdough recipe which is super easy to make.  My playdough recipe testers really enjoyed kneading the warm playdough mixture and said it was good playdough because it was soft and smooth and squishy. They also loved seeing the drops of food colouring gradually mix into […]

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Latitude Adelaide | Bounce, Climb, Fly, Play | Review

 
Latitude Adelaide Review
Latitude has recently bounced into Adelaide following the success of its Melbourne venue. Promoting itself as an “aerial super-park” Latitude truely caters for climbers, bouncers and adrenaline junkies of all ages and abilities.
On a hot Adelaide summer day this was the perfect air-conditioned location for the kids to burn off some energy. There […]

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Latitude Adelaide Opening in Greenacres | Bounce, Climb, Fly, Play in this New Indoor Centre | 16 Jan 2016

After the success of their Melbourne venue, Latitude is opening their second site in Greenacres, in Adelaide’s north east, on Saturday 16 January 2016.
What is it exactly? Well, it’s an integrated trampolining and climbing indoor recreation centre and play centre rolled into one – apparently the first of it’s kind in Australia. And there will […]

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Intergenerational Playgroup | Play for the Young and the Young at Heart | Glenelg

 
Playgroup SA Inc. and ACH Group have joined forces to deliver an innovative new Intergenerational Playgroup.
Playgroup SA, in conjunction with the ACH Group’s Kapara Residential Living Facility, have announced a joint project titled Intergenerational Playgroup.
The Intergenerational Playgroup is a unique Playgroup where the young and young at heart join together for a morning of important social […]

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Family Movie Night | Our Top Picks of the New Releases | July 2015

It’s always fun to have a family movie night, especially during Winter when it’s cold and rainy. We’re old school, we like to support our local video store and peruse the shelves for what to watch. My youngest likes to pick random kid’s movies sometimes – based purely on liking the picture on the front, […]

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Adelaide Hills Slot Raceway | Review

Adelaide Hills Slot Raceway Review
Hidden up in Lobethal this nostalgic find is worth heading to the hills for.
Walking through the doors is a step-back in time; the slot cars, arcade games, skill testers, friendly owners; and it seems that “kids these days” are just as into it as we used to be (or secretly still […]

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Making Paper Planes | Indoor Activity

Have you seen the fabulous Australian movie Paper Planes? If you did then your kids (like mine) may be inspired to make their own paper planes. Like us, you may have found your supply of white A4 paper disappearing constantly. Even if you haven’t seen the movie paper plane making is a great creative activity […]

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Creating from Recycling | Indoor Play

One afternoon my 5 year old told me he wanted to ‘make somefink’ and really needed some boxes. Considering it was nearly bin night we had plenty of recycling piled up and our house seems to accumulate ‘stuff’ that I might consider to be rubbish… but other little people seem to treasure around here. So, […]

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Easy Pancakes for kids to make

Pancakes. They’re a staple at our house. Great for breakfast… and even occasionally for dinner, when you are all out of ideas!
There is no need to buy the pre-packaged stuff at the shops, this recipe works every time. You only need a few basic ingredients to make them from scratch and it’s easy enough the […]

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Marion Bowland | 10 Pin Bowling | Review 2012

Marion Bowland is a 20 lane centre located in the Westfield Marion Shopping Centre.   Open all year round, 10 pin bowling is a great game the whole family can enjoy.  Take advantage of school holiday specials, book in for a game or two on the weekend or perhaps your child would love a bowling party for their next birthday.
Bowling […]

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