Hokey Pokey Ice Cream, Sweets and Chocolates in Stirling
We’ve been looking longingly at the beautiful looking Hokey Pokey store in Stirling for 2 years and finally decided to wander in and we’re so glad we did. Hokey Pokey (originally Oak Tree Truffles) has a range of beautiful house-made truffles, fudges, chocolates, a mind-boggling […]
Waterfall Gully to Mount Lofty Summit Hike
Adelaide’s favourite hike through Cleland Conservation Park, from serene Waterfall Gully all the way up to the summit at Mount Lofty.
It is a challenge to complete, but there are many reasons why the hike from Waterfall Gully to Mount Lofty Summit is so popular. From families with babies […]
Mobile, Pop-up & Drive-through COVID-19 Testing Clinics can now be accessed without a GP referral or booking.
With record numbers of COVID-19 tests being performed in South Australia, new coronavirus testing clinics have been made available around metropolitan Adelaide. The clinics are free, convenient and suitable for all ages.
If attending a mobile, pop-up or drive-through testing […]
[ August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
Letter from a Fairytale Princess
Once Upon A Princess bring storybook characters to life, and during these challenging times they’re offering personalised letters from the Royal Palace.
Do you know a little Princess who would love to receive a personalised letter from her favourite fairytale princess? Each letter posted comes with the character’s name, signature and tied with a bow.
COVID-19 Testing – how and where to get tested
South Australia has done a fantastic job of preventing the community spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). However, the South Australian Government has urged anyone displaying even mild symptoms of COVID-19 to be tested.
Symptoms may include:
fever OR chills (with no alternative illness that explains these symptoms)
Inclusive Playground to be built in Adelaide’s Rymill Park inspired by Quentin Kenihan
Quentin Kenihan was an advocate, actor and filmmaker who passed away in October 2018. Among his many visions, was one for an inclusive playground to be built in the City of Adelaide. The Marshall Liberal Government will honour his vision by providing $1 […]
No Jab, No Play
From Friday 7 August 2020, it will be mandatory for children attending an early childhood service to be up-to-date with vaccinations.
Early childhood services are also required to keep a copy of all approved immunisation records for the duration a child is enrolled in their service. Retaining immunisation records onsite will enable a […]
Apple Recipes for Kids: Apple Donuts
Finding healthy sweet snacks that don’t contain a tonne of sugar isn’t easy. This apple donut recipe is a fun and tasty snack alternative the kids will love.
Swapping out regular after-school snacks like 2-minute noodles or sugary cookies for something healthier doesn’t have to be difficult. Healthy alternatives […]
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Bush Buddies Pre-school Education Program at Cleland Wildlife Park
Cleland Wildlife Park is hosting Bush Buddies, a brand new pre-school education program aimed at 2-4 year olds.
Each week children will explore a different Australian animal through storytelling, music, interactive and sensory learning experiences while exploring the park.
You will also learn which animals to look for on […]
[ August 8, 2020 to August 14, 2020. ]
Call of the Blobfish
This year, for National Science Week, Kids Story Room presents a Pod Play in 5 episodes, Call of the Blobfish.
Deep down in the magical world beneath the waves, the wise and ancient Blobfish needs help. Blobfish engages a jumbly bunch of sea creatures who must overcome their fears and contribute in their […]
A new cafe has opened at the beautiful Chateau Yaldara estate in the Barossa Valley, and it’s perfect for families.
The Vintage Chef Co has a fantastic play area where the kids have their own mini cafe.
Vintage Chef Co is the creation of caterer and chef Teagan. As a mum of three children she obviously knows […]
Win Tickets to HOYTS Cinemas
HOYTS is excited to welcome you back to one of their three South Australian locations – Norwood, Tea Tree Plaza and Salisbury. Treat yourself to a snack, relax and unwind with powered recliner seats and lose yourself in the latest blockbusters with HOYTS Xtremescreen.
Win 4 General Admission Complimentary passes to […]
[ August 9, 2020; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
South Australian Ninja Warriors take on Latitude Adelaide
You may have aced the pink poles, been victorious on the battle beam, or conquered their warped walls, but do you have what it takes to race real Ninjas at Latitude?
Come face to face with South Australia’s Ninja Warriors from Channel Nine’s Australian Ninja Warrior on Sunday 9 […]
[ August 21, 2020; ]
FruChocs Appreciation Day 2020 & Free Delivery to Victoria
Calling all FruChocaholics and sweet tooths alike! Celebrate FruChocs Appreciation Day on Friday 21 August 2020
This year FruChocs Appreciation Day will look a little bit different, but luckily it will taste the same, maybe even better!
While they won’t be having their annual event in Adelaide’s Rundle Mall, […]
Healthy Snack Ideas for Fussy Eaters
Does your toddler like to throw more food on the floor than in their mouths? These healthy and creative snack ideas are so clever they’ll win over even the most difficult of fussy eaters!
This article is written in collaboration with Babysits – Australia’s babysitting community. If you’re looking for babysitters […]
COVID-19 Update | New Restrictions from 5 August 2020
Premier Steven Marshall today announced new restrictions which will start as of Wednesday 5 August. At-home gatherings will be restricted from 50 to 10 people and patrons must be seated at licensed pubs and clubs The new restrictions are being introduced in response to a further 2 […]
[ August 4, 2020 to September 25, 2020. ]
Our Stories – Dreamtime Stories for Children
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre’s Something on Saturday
Three storytellers from Aboriginal language groups across South Australia are sharing their cultural knowledge as part of a free online experience presented by Adelaide Festival Centre’s Something on Saturday program.
Available from 4 August 2020, Our Stories invites viewers to take a seat around […]
Willunga Almond Blossoms
The Willunga Almond Blossom Festival has been postponed until October. However, visitors can still enjoy the blossom trees in and around Willunga which have already started blossoming.
There are a variety of almond blossom trees in and around Willunga. Some are blossoming now, some later this month. Follow the Historical Blossom tour map below […]
[ August 6, 2020; ]
Burnside UNBOUND: Trent Cucchiarelli – Webinar
The Burnside Library are excited that reality TV star, podcaster, and collector Trent Cucchiarelli will be joining them for a discussion about his recent experiences on the small screen and his passion for toy collecting.
Trent will join LIVE in the library and the discussion will be streamed online.
CLICK HERE TO […]
[ August 17, 2020 to September 13, 2020. ]
The Yellow Brick Road
The Yellow Brick Road is a regular family favourite at the Royal Adelaide Show that has run for over 30 years.
It has become part of Show tradition for many over this time. With the Show launching their “The Show at Home” website on 17 August, you can support SA businesses on the Yellow […]
National Parks & Wildlife Service South Australia Park of the Month for August 2020 – Encounter Marine Park and Granite Island Recreation Park
With each Park of the Month there will be a variety of events for everyone to enjoy, with many of them free to attend. You can learn more about a park direct from […]
Pop up Ice Skating Rink in Adelaide this Winter
The pop up ice rink that opened for the July school holidays in Noarlunga Central has decided to stay open and continue to offer ice skating for families every weekend for the rest of winter, with sessions starting from 10am each Saturday and Sunday.
For many winters we’ve had […]
Donations of pyjamas are desperately needed by Backpacks 4 SA Kids
Pyjamas are one important item that Backpacks 4 SA Kids are always struggling to maintain in their stock levels. They put a brand new pair of pyjamas in every backpack and this can be the first time a child has ever had a pair of their […]
Carclew’s Pom Pom returns in Term 3!
Carclew are delighted to advise that our treasured Pom Pom studio will re-open for face-to-face delivery on Saturday 1 August 2020.
Pom Pom is a contemporary art space dedicated to engaging children (up to 12 years) and their families. Located in Davoren Park in Adelaide’s northern suburbs, Pom Pom offers hands-on creative workshops delivered by leading […]
Photo By Kelly Barnes
Showbags at OTR Stores
South Australians will be able to pick up a favourite showbag from their local OTR store.
We may not be able to attend the show this year, but shoppers will be able to experience a little bit of show magic by picking up a favourite showbag from their local OTR […]
[ July 29, 2020 to August 14, 2020. ]
Book Your Own Cinema – Event Cinemas
For a limited time only, you can book your own cinema for just $500 (T&Cs apply) with Event Cinema’s special private booking package.
This offer will be available until 14 August 2020. This is perfect for events like birthdays/anniversaries, date nights, social clubs, staff rewards and corporate clients.
This private booking […]
[ August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company – Hot Chocolate Month
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company is bringing back Hot Chocolate Month this August.
With eight tantalising Hot Chocolate flavours, there is no better way to beat the winter blue’s while satisfying your chocolate cravings. With two new flavours being announced each week, the first weekend kicks off with Go For […]
Phases of the Moon Astronomy Craft
Kids are often fascinated by all things related to outer space and astronomy. Help teach your kids about the Moon with this cool Moon phase activity, complete with a Moon phase worksheet!
This activity involves creating a ‘moon phase slider’. You’ll be able to move the slider to expose different […]
Coles Little Treehouse Little Book Collectables
Coles has announced a new range of free collectables for kids available from Wednesday 29 July 2020.
The range of 29 pocket-sized books has been created by best-selling Treehouse author Andy Griffiths and illustrator Terry Denton, inspired by the award-winning Treehouse book collection, with stories based on the characters from the popular […]
Weekend Roller Skating at the St Clair Recreation Centre
The St Clair Roller Skating Rink hosts public roller skating sessions, roller discos and birthday parties.
The St Clair $26 million revitalised St Clair Recreation Centre opened its doors in November 2018. The six-court stadium, the largest in South Australia, includes a 24/7 gymnasium, café, function and meeting […]
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Curtain Up: Her Majesty’s Theatre Tour
Her Majesty’s Theatre, or The Maj as she’s fondly known, is truly a world class theatre, having just unveiled a $66million redevelopment in June 2020. Located on Grote Street in Adelaide’s Chinatown Precinct, The Maj is managed by Adelaide Festival Centre, making her a part of the family that is […]
South Australian Living Artists Festival 2020
The 23rd South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival celebrates South Australia’s visual artists throughout August. The 2020 program is a dynamic mix of exhibitions with over 5500 artists participating in over 500 exhibitions across Adelaide, throughout regional SA and online.
Australia’s largest community based open access visual arts festival will run […]
[ July 24, 2020 to September 8, 2020. ]
Your Wild Child Book Presale – More Nature Play Activities for Kids
Following on from the success of the first book by Brooke Davis, Your Wild Imagination, comes Your Wild Child – a new book for families to enjoy.
Full of new and interesting nature based activities for children aged 2-12 years, this practical and easy to […]
Easy Walks & Bushwalks around Adelaide with Kids
Bushwalking and walking outdoors is a great way to spend time as a family, talking, relaxing, and it’s a great way to reduce stress. There are so many fantastic places to explore in Adelaide and around South Australia.
Some walks are more suited to prams and toddlers as they […]
Adelaide Park Lands Treasure Trail
Explore and uncover treasured tales of Adelaide
Explore the Adelaide Park Lands for a chance to win a share of $3,000 in prizes, including a lifetime Adelaide Zoo membership.
This City of Adelaide competition is all about getting out and about – you will need to go on a short city adventure to […]
[ August 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. ]
MS Readathon – Embark on an epic adventure this August!
The MS Readathon inspires kids to read as much as they can, all for an incredible cause.
The rules are simple. Read whatever you like, as much as you can, during the entire month of August. This year’s MS Readathon will be a magical quest, and the […]
[ August 15, 2020 to September 15, 2020. ]
Sydney Science Trail interactive virtual science experience
The Sydney Science Trail is a FREE online virtual science experience that is available to all children around Australia.
From tiny adventures in the microverse, to a deep-dive into underwater robotics, to a scavenger hunt across Australia and live-panel discussions with some of the country’s biggest names in science such […]
[ August 8, 2020 to September 8, 2020. ]
Deep Blue Treasure Hunt – National Science Week
The Deep Blue Treasure Hunt offers hands-on, marine-based activities that will help families get to know their local coastlines.
Using the app, families will explore their local beaches, go treasure hunting and use science and art to learn how to look after the ocean environments.
Around 20 activities have been […]
Adelaide Planetarium Reopening at UniSA Mawson Lakes
The Adelaide Planetarium is reopening to the public from Saturday 1 August 2020. Saturday Sessions will take you on a captivating journey across the universe.
The Adelaide Planetarium’s highly experienced astronomers will guide you through constellations, the solar system and beyond. Marvel at the immense scale of the universe and […]
Market Minis at the Adelaide Central Market
The Adelaide Central Market’s 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, go […]