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Stars of Christmas Past | Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum | 15-19 Nov 2017

[ November 15, 2017 10:00 am to November 19, 2017 2:00 pm. ]
Stars of Christmas Past at the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum
Discover the ‘stars’ of favourite Christmas stories and traditions

Explore rooms packed with old-style decorations and browse in the gift shop for unique hand-made Christmas gifts and home-baked goodies. Relax, have a cuppa and enjoy the tranquility of the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum Tea Room.

Plus you […]

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IKEA Soft Toy Drawing Competition | 3-19 Nov 2017

[ November 3, 2017 to November 19, 2017. ]
IKEA will turn a child’s dream into soft, cuddly reality!
IKEA is inviting children aged between 3-12 years to take part in the IKEA Soft Toy Drawing Competition where the most unique creations will be turned into real cuddly toys sold in all IKEA stores across the world.
“The event creates opportunities for children to be creative […]

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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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Make Giant Bubbles for Bubble Blowing Fun | Easy Instructions

Make giant bubbles for lots of outdoor bubble-blowing fun!
Most kids are fascinated by bubbles – they are colourful, beautiful and so much fun to create.  Blow them around, watch them float away and see them pop!
Here is an easy recipe to make giant bubbles.
Carefully and slowly mix 7 parts of water, 3 parts of detergent […]

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Dino Worlds Creative Workshop | Miniature Worlds | 7 Oct 2017

[ October 7, 2017; ]  
Dino-Worlds Miniature Craft Workshop
Go along these October school holidays and learn how to create your very own miniature Dinosaur World at the City East Family Fun Day! This Saturday every attendee will be going home with their very own self-designed dinosaur diorama featuring rock formations, plants, moss, Dinosaurs and even a lava river!

Miniature Worlds Workshops are hands-on craft […]

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INSIDE the BRICK | Lego Model Exhibition & Interactive Play Event | 13 & 14 Oct 2017

[ October 13, 2017 to October 14, 2017. ]
INSIDE the BRICK
INSIDE the BRICK is coming back to Adelaide this October 2017 with a fantastic travelling Interactive Play & LEGO Model Exhibition!
INSIDE the BRICK is even more interactive than ever before, with more play; introducing RC Racers, regular build challenges, Mosaics, and other fun activities for kids of all ages! Learn to build like […]

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START on Tour | Port Augusta & Roxby Downs | 14 & 16 Sept 2017

[ September 14, 2017; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. September 16, 2017; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
START on Tour – Port Augusta & Roxby Downs
The Art Gallery of South Australia’s popular program for children and families, START at the Gallery, hits the road heading to Port Augusta and Roxby Downs as part of TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art.

Suitable for kids aged 3 to 12 years, the […]

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Kite Making in Meadows | School Holiday Activity | 6 Oct 2017

[ October 6, 2017; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]

 
School holiday kite making session with ‘Free as a Bird Kites’
Head along to the Meadows Memorial Hall in the Adelaide Hills on Friday October 6th for the school holiday kite making session with ‘Free as a Bird Kites’.

Each child can use their creativity to make and design their own kite to take home with them […]

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Mayor’s 10th Christmas Card Competition | Closes 9 Oct 2017

 
Draw or paint a picture that captures the spirit of Christmas!
The Mayor is once again inviting Primary School Students from all schools throughout the City of Norwood, Payneham & St Peters to enter the 2017 Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition.
Students from Pre-School to Year 7 are invited to draw or paint a Christmas scene that they […]

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How to Make Soap Slime | Messy Play Recipe

Messy Play Ideas: How to make Soap Slime
Making soap slime is a lot of fun and a great sensory activity for kids. This soap slime is made with soap flakes, so at least it’s a clean messy play activity!
What you’ll need to make Soap Slime

A big container to mix it in
2 cups pure soap flakes (eg Lux […]

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Ended: WIN a Mayka Toy Block Tape Prize Pack! | Available 18 Sep 2017

Mayka Toy Block Tape | Available in Australia 18 September 2017
The ORGINAL Mayka Toy Block Tape instantly transforms any surface into a base for toy building blocks, figures and accessories. Build around corners and up walls to MAYKA 3D world! Simply cut, shape then stick the reusable tape. Compatible with LEGO® and comes in 9 […]

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45 Minute Art Classes for Outdoorsy Kids | The Beach Studio | Oct 2017

[ October 7, 2017; 10:00 am; October 14, 2017; 10:00 am; October 21, 2017; 10:00 am; October 28, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
The Beach Studio is a fun pop-up outdoor art class developed specifically for creative outdoorsy kids.
The 45-minute sessions adopt a step-by-step style approach to painting an original, artist-inspired masterpiece. Whilst parents sit back and relax, each child learns the steps to creating a copy of a famous artist’s work as well as learning a little […]

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Free Art Lessons | Artventure & SALA | Aug 2017

[ August 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017. ]

Artventure – the innovative Adelaide based online art class business with international reach, will collaborate with the 2017 South Australian Living Artists Festival (SALA) to bring free art classes to all children during the month of August.
The initiative aims to support South Australian teachers and educators to engage and involve their students to draw, paint […]

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Twig and Stick Nature Craft | Kirinari Community School | 2 Aug 2017

Twig and Stick Nature Craft Sessions at Kirinari Community School
During term three Twig & Stick will be running nature craft sessions involving four activities. Wood whittling, stick fairies, clay creations and natural loose parts play. Children will rotate between each activity during the session and all creations can be taken home.
Whittling Workshop
Introducing children to […]

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SA ROCKS | Paint a Rock! Find a Rock! | Creative & Nature Play for Kids

SA ROCKS
SA ROCKS is a little bit of creativity and nature play for kids and parents that live in South Australia. Go hunting for painted rocks in your local park, or paint some and hide for others to find!
Inspiration for SA ROCKS came predominately from the first statewide group WA ROCKS. SA ROCKS then adapted […]

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Chalk Painting Workshops | McLaren Unvaled | 13 & 20 Jul 2017

[ July 13, 2017; July 20, 2017; ]
Anne Rhodes of McLaren Unvaled is running two Chalk Painting workshops as a school holiday activity in July.
Create your own memory frame (8 x 10″) and unique art work (4 x 6″) to take home at the end of two hours of creative fun.

Use Mezzie and Frank Chalk paints and other products from their range to create […]

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Kites, Shells & Sand | Henley Beach | 14 Jul 2017

[ July 14, 2017; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Kites, Shells & Sand on Henley Beach during the July school holidays.
These July school holidays take the kids down to Henley Beach South in front of the Henley Hotel for a fun day of kites, shells and sand!

A range of activities will be on offer to make the most of a winter’s day on the […]

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Competitive Entries Now Open | Adelaide Show 2017

Entries are now open for the 2017 Adelaide Show competitions!
From arts & crafts and cookery, to horticulture, photography and more, the Adelaide Show offers you the opportunity to show off your talents in numerous categories.  Make showtime YOUR time!
Whether you’re artistic, creative, talented or have the greatest pet in the world, the Royal Adelaide Show […]

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The Retro Lens | Vintage Photography Day | 21 May 2017

[ May 21, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
Visit the South Australian Maritime Museum on Sunday 21 May and discover the lost art of vintage photography – the way our world was captured before the advent of the smartphone. 
On offer as part of South Australia’s History Festival, this unique family day is jam-packed with all things analogue―vintage studio sets and free photo booths, […]

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Mother’s Day Posy Masterclass | 13 May 2017

[ May 13, 2017; 1:00 pm; ]
Give Mum a beautiful gift this Mother’s Day.
Westfield West Lakes in collaboration with Bella in Bloom is excited to bring to life this free kids event!

Get creative and design your very own posy to give to Mum for Mother’s Day!

All flowers and items will be provided. This event is designed for children aged 7 years […]

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World Migratory Bird Day | Colouring Competition | 10 May 2017

[ May 1, 2017 to May 10, 2017. ]
Help raise awareness about migratory birds and you could win a 12 month unlimited Zoos South Australia Membership!
World Migratory Bird Day is on 10 May 2017 and the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary has decided to celebrate with a colouring competition.
World Migratory Bird Day is an annual global celebration of the incredible journey across hundreds of thousands […]

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START at the Gallery | 2017 Program

[ May 7, 2017; June 4, 2017; July 2, 2017; August 6, 2017; September 3, 2017; October 1, 2017; November 5, 2017; December 3, 2017; ]
START at the Gallery
START at the Gallery offers an exciting introduction to visual art for children and families.  Held on the first Sunday of every month, START is free and includes art activities, tours, live performance and entertainment.  START is recommended for children aged 3-12 years and parent/carer supervision is required. No bookings are necessary.
Upcoming […]

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Earth, Water, Fire | Young Explorers | May 2017

[ May 8, 2017 to May 12, 2017. May 15, 2017 to May 19, 2017. ]  

Formerly known as Tell Me a Story, Young explorers is a program designed especially for 3-5 year olds.
Young Explorers is a free program for 3-5 year old children and their families to enjoy an interactive experience that immerses them in the stories, objects and spaces of the South Australian Museum.

Just like us, our ancestors needed […]

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Neo Australian Art Superstars | Art Gallery of South Australia | 2 Jun 2017

[ June 2, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
Get ready for a wild night as Neo welcomes the Art Gallery’s inaugural Ramsay Art Prize!
Go along and check out the exhibition and create your own prize-winning works of art with local artists. Join film-guru Liam Somerville of Capital Waste pictures and become a green-screen superstar, try traditional and avant-garde drawing techniques with Thomas Readett and […]

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FoxPop Fairy Movement

A fairy movement to spread a little bit of fairy magic

Sometimes we all need a little bit of magic in our lives….​
Does your child love fairies? Do you love seeing a child’s eyes light up with happiness when they believe that something magical has happened?

Your child may have been extremely good and deserves a little reward or perhaps they have had a bad day, feeling unwell […]

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