Getting on Board

A picture of two children playing board games

Nowadays there are plenty of things competing for your children’s attention. We see why good old-fashioned board games still have a place amongst it all. Board games … seriously, does anyone still play them? When you’ve got the Internet, apps, video games and streaming services all fighting for the focus of our easily distracted children, […]

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Sparking Your Kids’ Creativity at an Early Age

A picture showing kids' creativity seen in a drawing

Kids’ creativity is critical—this is how you can ensure that you spark it in them as early as possible. This guest article about sparking kids’ creativity is courtesy of Cloe Matheson. Cloe is a creative writer from Dunedin, New Zealand, who has penned articles for various blogs and business sites such as Plumbing Plus. When she […]

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Photo Synthesis

A picture of a child with a toy camera enjoying World Photo Day

World Photo Day is a fantastic incentive to get any child into photography. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. While that didn’t really fly back in high school when we tried to submit a headshot of Shakespeare for an English essay—it really is true. World Photo Day is all about celebrating the […]

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Scienterrific!

A picture of a child sitting in the grass and thinking about National Science Week

National Science Week is on right now in Australia! Here are five easy science experiments for kids using stuff you already have at home. It’s National Science Week, and if the words “science experiments for kids” strike fear in your heart and a desire to curl up into a ball, then you’re not alone. We […]

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Southpaws for Effect

A picture of a toddler excited about Lefthanders Day

International Lefthanders Day is next Tuesday, August 13. We’ve got fun ways for your kids to get a ‘handle’ on what life is like on the opposite side. International Lefthanders Day. We promise we’re not making it up. Celebrated annually on the 13th of August, it was initially commemorated in 1976 by the Founder of […]

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Friendsetters

A picture of two young girls hugging for Friendship Day

Friendship Day 2019 is being celebrated worldwide today. We’ve got a few fantastic ideas to help your little ones make some besties. Ah, making friends—if only it were as easy as walking into the local retro-themed coffee house and trading sarcastic quips about life, love, careers and the Ugly Naked Guy. Well, luckily, Friendship Day […]

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Know your emojis? Take our quiz and see!

A picture of various emojis for Emoji Day

Emoji Day 2019 is taking place on July 17th. Take the Stuck On You Emoji Quiz to find out how well you know your weird little icons. Most of us have used emojis at some point in our textual lives. But do you know what they really mean? In honour of World Emoji Day—tomorrow, July […]

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Like Fortnite and Day

A picture of kids playing Fortnite

Wondering why your kids won’t stop talking about something called Fortnite? Never fear, we’ll get you plugged into the current video game craze. If it won’t cause you too many heart palpitations, cast your mind back to when you were a child. Look past the awkward clothing and ignore the cavalcade of pimples for a […]

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The 11 undisputed rules of Backyard Cricket

The author's family take Backyard Cricket very seriously

A recent survey (of the Stuck On You team) has revealed that backyard cricket is the number one preferred sport to play on Australia Day. It’s also the number one reason behind most of the arguments that break out on this particular day. In the spirit of mateship, fairness and a bloody good time here […]

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How to create the ideal education playroom

If you have the space, creating a playroom for your child is a great way of giving them their own area where they can spend time playing and getting creative. You don’t even need to dedicate a whole room to this purpose — any corner or nook of your home can be turned into a […]

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