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easter at home

Easter at Home | Ideas for Families for the Easter Long Weekend 2020

Easter at Home
The message is clear for Easter in 2020 – we must stay home.
The Easter Bunny is still allowed to visit, so there is no excuse not to organise the annual Easter egg hunt on Sunday 12 April!  However, there will be no visiting friends and family, camping trips, day trips, or picnics at […]

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hub new online space for young people in south australia

Hub – A New Online Space for Young South Australians | SA Commissioner for Children & Young People | Apr 2020

Commissioner launches ‘hub’ – a new online space for SA’s young people
South Australia’s Commissioner for Children and Young People, Helen Connolly, has launched hub – a new virtual space created especially for young people.
hub is a place for young South Australians to ‘visit, hang out, keep up to date, have a say, and connect’ with […]

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Fun & Easy Activity Ideas for Kids To Do at Home | Indoor Play

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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playground closed

What’s Open & What’s Closed in Adelaide | Coronavirus | 2020

Find out what’s open and what’s closed in Adelaide due to coronavirus restrictions.
Many venues and facilities around Adelaide have been forced to close due to coronavirus and Australians are advised to stay home and self-isolate to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Find a list below of what’s open and closed in Adelaide.
Current Government Advice 30 […]

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rainbow trail

Rainbow Trail Australia | Find Rainbows in Windows Around Your Local Neighbourhood

Rainbow Trail 
During these difficult times of self-isolation, Rainbow Trail is creating a way for kids to be creative and find other’s creations on their walks. 
All you have to do is create Rainbow pictures and stick them in your window for children to find on walks especially during this hard time of self isolation.
You can be […]

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COVID-19 Strict New Measures | Coronavirus App & WhatsApp Channel | 29 Mar 2020

Coronavirus Indoor & Outdoor Gatherings Limited to Two Persons Only
On Sunday 29 March 2020 the Australian Government announced strict new measures limiting indoor and outdoor gatherings to two people only. The government has also launched a new coronavirus app and WhatsApp channel to enhance the delivery of trusted, timely and relevant information to Australians. 
Announcement on […]

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Google 3D animals augmented reality

Google 3D Animals | Google Augmented Reality

Google 3D Animals 
Google augmented reality lets you meet life-sized animals up close
If like our family you’ve been in lockdown and practising social distancing due to the situation with COVID-19 you might enjoy a virtual trip to the zoo thanks to Google 3D Animals.
 It’s a fun way for children to learn more about their favourite animals, […]

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Going on a Bear Hunt around your local Neighbourhood | Adelaide

Going on a Bear Hunt around your local neighbourhood in Adelaide
A beautiful community idea has taken off around the world, based on the much loved children’s book “We’re Going On a Bear Hunt”
To join in the fun, simply put a teddy bear in the front window of your home so families walking past can spot the […]

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Sturt Gorge Dam at Sturt Gorge Recreation Park | Flagstaff Hill | Review

Hiking at Sturt Gorge Dam and Sturt Gorge Recreation Park | Review
After a low-key weekend activity? Try a walk to one of Adelaide’s biggest man-made structures.
by Carla Caruso
Often, we travel far and wide to experience awe-inspiring sights, not realising there are many hidden gems right near home.
Enter the Sturt Gorge Dam. When I read about […]

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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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sa health covid 19

How to Wash Your Hands Properly | SA Health Advice

How to Wash Your Hands Properly during COVID-19 Pandemic
FACT: The soap you use does not have to be antibacterial! Regular soap will protect you from Coronavirus if you wash your hands properly. It is how you wash your hands that matters. 
COVID-19, like many other viruses, is held together by a lipid (fatty) membrane. Washing with […]

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covid 19 trusted sources

Trusted Sources of Information for COVID-19 | 2020

COVID-19 Trusted Sources of Information for South Australians
Premier of South Australia, Steven Marshall, has recently posted where you can find trusted sources about COVID-19 for South Australia:
Information about the coronavirus has been spreading rapidly around the internet. It is important to know where you can find trusted sources of information online and not just rumours […]

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ANZAC Day in Adelaide | Showing Respect from Home | 25 Apr 2020

[ April 25, 2020; ]
ANZAC Day Services in Adelaide – Saturday 25 April 2020
Showing your respect on ANZAC Day will be a little different in 2020, with a ‘Driveway Tribute’ idea gaining popularity around Australia.
Annually on April 25, Anzac Day usually includes public commemorations right across Australia.  The largest gathering in South Australia is always in the city of Adelaide […]

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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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Neighbourly Act of Kindness | Viral Kindness Initiative

Viral Kindness Initiative
Neighbourly Act of Kindness – Do you have relatives, friends or neighbours you are concerned about?
A Cornish woman has come up with a way of helping people who are self-isolating or may be lonely due to the coronavirus crisis and now others around the world are copying the idea.
Becky Wass felt so helpless […]

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