Sparking Your Kids’ Creativity at an Early Age

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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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Good Things Come in Trees

A heart carved into a trunk for National Tree Day

This Sunday is National Tree Day, and organisations across Australia will be doing their bit to help out. Find out how you and your kids can get involved. National Tree Day has been happening in Australia for over twenty years. Started by Planet Ark and Olivia Newton-John in 1996, it has developed into an annual […]

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Culture Club

A picture of NAIDOC week

NAIDOC Week 2019 is on from the 7th to the 14th of July, and there are plenty of ways you and your kids can get involved. For over forty years, Australia has been celebrating its indigenous heritage with NAIDOC Week. The origin of NAIDOC (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee) goes all the way […]

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Wonder Women

A picture of a young child supporting Australian female sports stars

A contingent of Australian female sports stars is giving us plenty to be proud of—and showing all our kids the dizzying heights they can aspire to. The old, very antiquated saying goes something like this: behind every great man is a great woman. Pfft, step aside, fellas! Women are being great all on their own! […]

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A Holly July Christmas

A picture of children celebrating Christmas in July

Christmas in July gets more popular every year. It’s family time, fun and celebration without the stress—or the need to visit distant relatives! Most people love the Christmas holiday season. That is until the reality of it begins to settle in. Crowded shopping centres, trying to remember where you stashed the fake tree, and figuring […]

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Swish—Nothing but Netflix!

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Our top ten Netflix options for kids of all ages (including the big kids). We’ve all been there before: that time of day when the kids are acting like maniacs; grabbing at you and throwing things around the house like they’re competing in the javelin at the Olympics. All you want is just a little […]

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Tennis out of Ten

A picture of a young girl playing Tennis

With Australia’s recent Tennis success, it’s the perfect opportunity to get your kids making a racquet (in a good way). Last week, Australia celebrated a new sporting hero when Ash Barty won the French Open. Barty is the first Australian woman to win the Paris event since 1973 and, in an era of Tennis brats, […]

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