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Supporting Childrens Mental Health

Supporting Children’s Mental Health During a Pandemic

Supporting children’s mental health during a pandemic
Children are not immune to the effects of uncertainty, with research showing they can recognise and respond to it from as young as 20 months old.
Here are some tips from Emerging Minds on how parents can help support children during the pandemic:

Create time and space on a regular basis […]

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RAWRQ Kids Poetry Competition

Write “A Poem for Our Hills” Kids Poetry Competition

Write “A Poem for Our Hills” and WIN cash & prizes!
“A Poem for Our Hills” poetry competition sponsored by Residents Against White Rock Quarry enriches our connection with the beautiful Adelaide Hills by inviting children to use their words to express their love for the Adelaide Hills.
There are 6 Carbon Footprint board games to be […]

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COVID Information | South Australia | 2021


To stop the spread of COVID-19 in South Australia, new restrictions will come into effect from 12.01am Wednesday 28 July 2021.

The following density requirements apply to the conduct of defined public activities:
▪ Indoor or Outdoor Place- 1 person per 4 square metres
▪ Indoor Fitness Facility- […]

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WIN $100 in the Police Credit Union Kids’ Art Competition | 1 Jul – 31 Aug 2021

Want to WIN $100 and have your art featured in the 2022 Police Credit Union calendar?
Simply enter their Kids’ Art Competition by drawing a picture that best describes your favourite thing to do in South Australia or the Northern Territory.
Each artwork will be judged by the Police Credit Union Art Competition Panel. They are looking for […]

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What to expect at an Adelaide drive through COVID testing station

What happens at a COVID-19 pop up drive through testing station?
Getting a COVID-19 test done at one of the pop-up drive through testing stations is a good option for families for the convenience and ease. We recently had tests done at the Victoria Park one in the city for both an adult and a 12 […]

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Mobile, Pop-up & Drive-through COVID-19 Testing Clinics | Adelaide

Mobile, Pop-up & Drive-through COVID-19 Testing Clinics can 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 clinic, […]

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How To Be Aware of Your Child’s Privacy Settings | Keeping Kids Safe Online

How To Be Aware of Your Child’s Privacy Settings
With so much time spent online in today’s world, it’s important to be aware of your child’s privacy settings and how they might be sharing information online to help with reducing inappropriate contact.
Think U Know Australia have developed a learning activity to help parents, carers and their […]

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The eSafety Guide | Keeping Kids Safe Online | Advice for Parents & Carers

The eSafety Guide – Advice and Tips from the eSafety Commissioner
With children spending more and more time online for both school and home entertainment, it is important for parents to know how they can keep their children safe.  The eSafety Commissioner website has information on everything you need to know to help you learn about the […]

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Paper Mache Bowls | Stay at Home Kids Craft Ideas

Crafting with kids – Paper mache bowls
by Katrina Gogel
Paper mache bowls make for a great, stay-at-home family craft project. They are super easy to create and lots of fun for little fingers. Best of all, you’ll more than likely discover that you have most (if not all) of the supplies already at home!
Here’s what you’ll […]

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The Wiggles: Social Distancing Video | 2020

The Wiggles Release Social Distancing Video
The Wiggles are here to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. The importance of staying home and social distancing doesn’t have to be a scary conversation. You can sing and dance along at home and become a hand washing hero. 
Watch the video below:


For more information and all enquiries please visit The […]

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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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Daily Schedule for Families Staying Home | Activity Planner for Kids

Daily Schedule for Families Staying Home – Kids Activity Planner
For any parent who’s decided to socially isolate their children already, or are planning to, Bianca Mitchell is one organised parent who has created a helpful daily schedule.  You may notice a lot of people are creating their own versions at the moment, and we thought […]

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