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Yorketown Playground | Weaners Flat Reserve, Yorke Peninsula | Review

Yorketown Playground. A riot of colour and fun!
by Katrina Gogel
Yorketown is one of Southern Yorke Peninsulas picturesque inland towns, and the hub of the SYP. If you’re travelling the region anytime soon be sure to call in and check out the towns fantastic local services and wonderful playground. Your kids will thank you for it!
Arriving […]

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Instagram Announces New Features to Help Stop Bullying Online | Jul 2019

Instagram’s Commitment to Lead the Fight Against Online Bullying
Instagram has announced two new @instagram features to help stop bullying online.⁣
Instagram’s mission is to connect you with the people and things you love, which only works if people feel comfortable expressing themselves on Instagram.  They know bullying is a challenge many face, particularly young people. They […]

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Victoria Square, Kadina | Yorke Peninsula | Playground Review

Victoria Square, Kadina. Is this Yorke Peninsula’s best playground?
by Katrina Gogel
If you find yourself visiting the top of the Yorke Peninsula anytime soon be sure to make a pit stop at the Copper Coast town of Kadina, and visit the wonderful Victoria Square.
A green oasis in the heart of town, Victoria Square celebrates the history […]

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Disney The Lion King Movie Review | In Cinemas 17 Jul 2019

Disney The Lion King 2019 | Movie Review
Within the first minute, there’s no denying this new Lion King remake is visually dazzling with its photorealistic CGI animals in a totally convincing African safari setting.
The new film by Director Jon Favreau (who also gave us the remake of “The Jungle Book’’) features an impressive cast. James […]

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Campfire Dessert Cones | Easy Dessert Recipe for Camping

Campfire Dessert Cones Recipe
by Katrina Gogel
Campfire season is well and truly upon us. Why not try making these delicious dessert cones over the fire on your next camping trip.
They’re easy to do. The kids will love making them. Only a few ingredients are needed, and you can use your favourite fillings.
Here’s what you’ll need:

1 packet […]

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MJ McInerney Reserve Playground | West Croydon | Review

MJ McInerney Reserve at West Croydon – Review, July 2019
by Carla Caruso
Just in time for the winter hols, the new play space at MJ McInerney Reserve in West Croydon has opened – and it’s a corker. Those out north-west, rejoice!
The revamped playground offers something for every age range, interest and season, and it’s all FREE […]

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AFL Max Adelaide | An AFL Experience Like No Other | Review

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 […]

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The Outlet Nanny | Harbour Town Adelaide | July 2019

Drop and Shop – Free Nanny Service at Harbour Town Adelaide
Ever had that feeling where you can’t get any shopping done with the kids?  Imagine how much you would enjoy being able to shop child-free, to find a new outfit or accessories to complete an outfit for a special occasion, all while navigating shops and change […]

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One Tree Hill Hike & McElligott’s Quarry Reserve | Mitcham | Review

 “One Tree Hill” hike from McElligott’s Quarry Reserve, Mitcham – Review July 2019
by Carla Caruso
It’s hard to believe that this nature hike, offering jaw-dropping Insta-worthy views, is only minutes from the city of Adelaide.
I’m a keen jogger … well, I was keener before I had my twin boys. Now the juggle of child-minding and work […]

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Jurassic Creatures – Dinosaurs have arrived in Adelaide -Tips & Notes | Review | Jul 2019

[ June 28, 2019 to July 28, 2019. ]
Jurassic Creatures have taken over Bonython Park in Adelaide | 28 June to 28 July 2019
Read our tips and notes for all you need to know about the Jurassic Creatures experience.
Jurassic Creatures is an interactive experience where your ticket price includes seeing 30+ animatronic dinosaurs, a Nickelodeon’s PAW Patrol live show, several huge bouncy castles, […]

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Bushwalking with Kids | Mount Barker Summit Reserve | Review

Bushwalking with Kids – Mount Barker Summit Reserve
by Katrina Gogel
Explore rocky outcrops, take in panoramic country views and find a cubby house (or two!) along one of the family friendly walking trails at the Mount Barker Summit Reserve.
The “Mount” has long been our family’s go-to place for a bushwalk in the Adelaide Hills. With two […]

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WIN $100 in the Police Credit Union Kids Art Competition | 1 Jul – 30 Aug 2019

[ July 1, 2019 to August 30, 2019. ]
Want to WIN $100 and have your art featured in the 2020 Police Credit Union calendar?
Simply enter their Kids’ Art Competition…
The theme of the calendar competition is: What is your favourite thing to do in South Australia or the Northern Territory?
Thirteen winners will be chosen based on their merit and creativity by the Police Credit Union […]

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Best Hot Chocolates Around Adelaide

Your Guide to Adelaide’s Best Hot Chocolates
There’s nothing like a rich, smooth, chocolatey hot chocolate, particularly in the middle of Winter. We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite places where you can go and enjoy a nice hot chocolate and maybe indulge in a little treat on the side.
Where to go for […]

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Dillons Norwood Bookshop | Adelaide’s Biggest Book Store for Children

Dillons Norwood Bookshop
Dillons Bookshop in Norwood is South Australia’s largest independent family owned bookshop.  They recently completed a renovation to double the size of their children’s section and it is well worth a visit.
South Australia’s largest independent family owned book shop for more than 20 years, Dillons is well known for its massive range of […]

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CIRKIDZ | School Holiday Program | July 2019

[ July 8, 2019 to July 13, 2019. July 15, 2019 to July 19, 2019. ]

Cirkidz July School Holiday Program

Cirkidz’s non competitive programs are built with a focus on mindfulness, safe risk taking, inclusion, social interaction and are reflective of the Future of Work requirements which predict the creative and strategic learning and thinking skills that students will need in the future.
They also have the science to back it up! […]

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Top Things To Do in Adelaide for Families This Winter | 2019

[ 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 […]

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Cleland Wildlife Park’s Tunneling Tales | 6-21 Jul 2019

[ July 6, 2019 1:00 pm to July 21, 2019 1:00 pm. ]
Cleland Wildlife Park’s Tunneling Tales
Ever wondered about wombats or wanted to investigate insects? These school holidays it’s time to find out all about our animals who live underground with  Cleland Wildlife Park’s Tunneling Tales.
All activities are free with park entry fee.
Wonderful Wombats – Exhibition
Discover the wonderful world of wombats in the self-guided information display in […]

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Wildification – School Holiday Program | Cleland Wildlife Park | 9-18 Jul 2019

[ July 9, 2019 to July 11, 2019. July 16, 2019 to July 18, 2019. ]
Wildification at Cleland these school holidays!
Drop the kids off at Cleland and sit back and relax while they adventure around the park. Kids in Wildification get a guided tour around the park, plus animal experience, exclusive animal feeding, games, craft, keeper presentations, and lunch and recess too!

Places are limited, call to book now!

Sessions:

Tuesday […]

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Adelaide School Holiday Guide | Best Ideas for July School Holidays | Winter 2019

[ July 6, 2019 to July 21, 2019. ]
Adelaide School Holidays – July 2019
Find all the best activities & ideas for the Adelaide Winter July School Holidays.
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do during the school holidays, the Play & Go team have put together our Holiday Guide featuring some of the most popular, and some […]

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The Secret Life of Pets 2 – Movie Review | In Cinemas 20 Jun 2019

The Secret Life of Pets 2  |  Movie Review
How well do we really know our pets?
The Secret Life of Pets 2 is an adorable animation which is fast-paced, energetic, and provides several laughs throughout.
This sequel is not as dark as the first and is well suited to keeping the kids entertained and interested for the […]

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Winter Wonderland | Ice Skating | Glenelg | 28 Jun – 22 Jul 2019

[ June 28, 2019 to July 22, 2019. ]  
Go Ice Skating at the Bay
Grab your mates and strap on some skates because Glenelg’s Winter Wonderland is coming back for three weeks from 28 June – 22 July in the all-weather, clear-domed beachside marquee.
You’ll see the sky and sea as you skate undercover on the large 450sqm ice rink. Kids will love the 25-metre […]

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Families Growing Stronger, Together | Family by Family Program | Uniting Communities

Families growing stronger, together
Has your family been through tough times and come out the other side? Maybe you could use your experiences to help another family who’s struggling.
Family by Family is a program built by families, for families. It brings people together – ‘Sharing’ and ‘Seeking’ families – to build connections, break down isolation and […]

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Adelaide Kids Best Birthday Party Guide

Birthday Party Ideas for Adelaide Kids
At Play & Go we love birthday parties, but we know how much work it can be for busy parents to research and organise a great party. To help you plan your child’s birthday party we’ve put together some of the best party venues and party suppliers in Adelaide. We […]

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Play School Live in Concert | Humpty’s Showtime | Adelaide | 10-18 Aug 2019

[ August 10, 2019 to August 18, 2019. ]
Play School Live in Concert – Humpty’s Showtime
Humpty is putting on a surprise show! Join him as he gathers together the Play School Toys to help with the big spectacular.
There are starring roles for Jemima, Big Ted, Little Ted and guest appearances from other Play School favourites along the way. Filled with fun songs to […]

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Barossa Valley Chocolate Company | Review April 2019

Barossa Valley Chocolate Company – Review
The Barossa Valley Chocolate Company is the newest tourist attraction to call this famous wine region home, located just outside of Tanunda.
From the moment you walk through the doors and view the mesmerising chocolate ‘waterfall’ your senses will be in overdrive, taking in the delicious smells, brightly coloured boxes of […]

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Upgraded Point Turton Nature Playspace | Yorke Peninsula | Mar 2019

Point Turton Nature Playspace & Bike Track
After works throughout 2017 and 2018, the upgraded Point Turton Nature Playspace is now open.
The Point Turton Progress Association Playground Committee approached the Yorke Peninsula Council in mid-2016 regarding an upgrade/redevelopment of the Point Turton Playground to incorporate natural playspaces and create a playground that is different to all […]

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Jurassic Creatures Interactive Dinosaur Walk Through | Adelaide | 28 Jun – 28 Jul 2019

[ June 28, 2019 to June 30, 2019. July 5, 2019 to July 21, 2019. July 26, 2019 to July 28, 2019. ]
Jurassic Creatures – See Dinosaurs in Adelaide’s Bonython Park
Jurassic Creatures is an interactive Dinosaur walk through event in Adelaide that will captivate young and old alike. Explore a prehistoric world full of moving dinosaurs. Get ready to be amazed and thrilled as the greatest creatures ever to walk the earth return and come alive before […]

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Top Family Adventures in the City of Adelaide

Top Family Adventures in the City of Adelaide
If your family loves adventure, there are plenty of places in the city which can cater for the people in your life that love to explore and stay on the move. Whether you are walking, riding or simply hopping around the city, here are some great places where […]

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Adelaide’s Only Giant Tube Slides | Woodhouse Activity Centre | Review

Tube Sliding Fun for Families
Adelaide’s only tube slides opened on 2 February 2019 at Woodhouse Activity Centre
What exactly is a tube slide you may be wondering? Well, think of a waterslide, but without the water. It’s set up on a hill slope in the beautiful 54 hectare grounds of the Woodhouse Activity Centre, home of […]

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TreeClimb Adelaide Aerial Adventure Park in the City | What You Need to Know

TreeClimb Adelaide is Australia’s first inner city aerial adventure park, and it’s right in the Adelaide city park lands.
Here’s what you need to know about TreeClimb
TreeClimb offers adventure seekers 7 elevated tree walk courses, plus zip lines, within the 16,000 sqm zone setting of Kurrangga Park. It’s suitable for ages 3 years and over, above 100cm […]

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Roy Marten Reserve Playground | Taperoo | City of Port Adelaide Enfield | Review

Roy Marten Reserve Playground at Taperoo (near Port Adelaide)
Military Road & Wandana Terrace, Taperoo (car park and entrance on Military Road)
Review by Baby and Toddler Destinations Adelaide and Play & Go Adelaide
The Roy Marten Reserve, near Port Adelaide, has just had a $3.7M redevelopment and the new play space has officially opened in August 2018. The […]

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Hendrie Street Reserve Inclusive Playground Now Open | Aug 2018

City of Marion’s newest playspace – Hendrie Street Reserve Inclusive Playground – is officially open
In a South Australian first, a new inclusive playground has been designed to cater for all ages and abilities and includes elements for a broad range of disabilities. The playground is situated at Hendrie Street Reserve in Park Holme (just behind […]

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MOD. Museum | University of South Australia | Review | July 2018

MOD at the University of South Australia – New Futuristic Museum
MOD. at the University of South Australia is a new museum located next to the Morphett Street Bridge on North Terrace in a spacious and modern building. It is described as a “futuristic museum of discovery, a place to be and be inspired”. It has been […]

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East Terrace Glover Playground Review by Susannah Marks

East Terrace Glover Playground in Adelaide | Review 2018

East Terrace Glover Playground Review – July 2018
East Terrace & Wakefield Road, Adelaide | Ityamai-itpina Park 15
Our little playground testers were delighted to have a chance to try out the cool new playground equipment at Park 15 Glover Playground East Terrace. It’s officially open to the public now.
We think the City of Adelaide has done […]

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Best Hot Chocolates Around Adelaide | 2018

Your Guide to Adelaide’s Best Hot Chocolates
There’s nothing like a rich, smooth, chocolatey hot chocolate, particularly in the middle of Winter. We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite places where you can go and enjoy a nice hot chocolate and maybe indulge in a little treat on the side.
Where to go for […]

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Marshmallow Park Playspace Adelaide | Playground Review

Marshmallow Park Playspace Upgrade | Review
Glen Osmond Road, Adelaide
by Susannah Marks
Marshmallow Park has recently undergone a major facelift and the new playground has plenty of great new features to offer. It officially re-opened on 29 April 2018.
Alongside the more traditional play elements like the swings and slide there are also some interactive nature play elements […]

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The Best Spots to See Trains in Adelaide – Miniature Trains, Train Rides and Parks

The best spots to see trains in Adelaide – miniature trains, train rides and parks
We are lucky in Adelaide that there are plenty of spots for a fun day out for train enthusiasts, big and small. If you’re looking for train rides or somewhere to go to see model trains then we hope this list […]

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Easy Bushwalk for Kids – Eurilla Track Mt Lofty | Review

 An easy bushwalk for kids – Eurilla Track to Mt Lofty Summit
Has your family ever had those days when everyone is feeling a little frustrated at being cooped up, the telly has been on too long and you’re all a little fidgety? We find a bush walk makes everyone feel happier and calmer in our […]

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New Morialta Conservation Park Nature Playground Open for Play

The new Morialta Conservation Park Playground is ready for play, and it’s pretty amazing.
Morialta Playground “Mukanthi” is at the Morialta Recreation Area – Stradbroke Road, Woodforde (map)
We’ve been very excited since we saw the concept plans months ago for a stunning new playground in Morialta Conservation Park. It promised to delight children with a design incorporating […]

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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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