little girl on the floor while watching TV

10 Classic Movies Your Kids Should See

List of some great family movies your kids should see.
a young girl with a backpack standing infront of the school entrance

Tips to send your child back to school healthy

List of great ideas to get your kids back to school happy and healthy.
a female student in a library

What you should do a week before exam

Studying for an exam can be stressful and all‐consuming but there are ways to prepare and cope with the extra demands being placed on you.
School holiday challenge activity: How to build an indoor cubby house

School holiday challenge activity: How to build an indoor cubby house

Do you remember collecting your mum’s best bed sheets and dining chairs and creating a cosy nook to escape to from the real world? Encourage your kids to do the same these school holidays.
10 weekend activities to get you and the kids outside

10 weekend activities to get you and the kids outside

Rather than staying cooped up, make the most of your weekend as a family and head outdoors with these fun activities
Healthy Christmas gift ideas that kids can make

Healthy Christmas gift ideas that kids can make

Do you tend to leave your Christmas shopping until the last minute and find yourself scrambling to think of gift ideas for all your nearest and dearest? Here are some healthy handcrafted gift ideas that the kids can master.
School holiday challenge activity: How to stage a play

School holiday challenge activity: How to stage a play

Staging a play is fun and easy for everyone involved and will help nurture your child’s creativity.
How to set up a soccer field at home

SIMPLE STEPS TO SET UP A SOCCER FIELD AT HOME

While your kids may participate in a school team or local club, there’s every chance they’ll want to kick the ball around while they’re at home too. Find out how you can create a backyard soccer field.
13 Ideas to keep the family cool this summer

13 Ideas to Keep the Family Cool This Summer

Every summer it seems we’re surprised by the heat that comes along, so this year we want to help you prepare before you find the kids hanging out in front of the fridge! These are some tips to keep the whole family cool while making the most out of the warmer weather.

School holiday ideas to save your sanity!

FUN SCHOOL HOLIDAY IDEAS TO SAVE YOUR SANITY!

List of great ideas to keep the kids entertained all day.
Ahh! I need play-date ideas!

YOUR SOLUTION TO THE PERFECT PLAY-DATE

Putting aside our needs as adults to interact and get out of the house, play-dates are also important for the social development of our little ones.
How to fly a kite

HOW TO FLY A KITE

Kite-flying has a certain magic to it, even for grown-ups!
How to make a kite

How to make a kite

The only thing that beats the joy of simply flying a kite is making your own to fly! The whole family can get involved, taking turns between steering, cheering and assisting with take-off.
Make the journey destination fun

FUN FAMILY GAMES SO YOU CAN ENJOY THE JOURNEY

With some planning and a few tricks up your sleeve, you could make your journey fun (or at least a little less crazy).
Christmas in July events around the country

ENJOY CHRISTMAS IN JULY – A COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF EVENTS

Why should we wait until December for the fun and frivolity of Christmas time when there are so many Christmas in July events to attend?
How apps can benefit kids' learning

APPS CAN HELP YOUR CHILD LEARN – HERE’S HOW

Applications for kids on smart devices can aid a child’s education ability. Click here to learn more about apps for kids learning.
How to bring the outdoors in to your small living space

LOW MAINTENANCE PLANTS FOR INDOOR LIVING

We’ve put together a list of 6 ways to bring a bit of greenery into your living space, regardless of how small or whether you live on the 25th floor!
10 family friendly activities to get the heart racing!

10 Family Friendly Activities to Get the Heart Racing!

Check out these healthy family friendly activities that will help to get your family’s hearts racing!
Walking trails for the whole family

The Best Walking Trails For Your Family

Walking is one of the best ways to get the body moving, get back into nature and explore new places. Check out this list of great trails for the whole family.
On the hunt for a healthy Easter

HOW TO SET UP A HEALTHY EASTER HUNT

An Easter Egg Hunt is a great way to entertain the whole family and can be done without the sugar overload. Here are some tips to have the best healthy Easter Egg Hunt
Get the (green) thumbs up: things to do with kids in the garden

EASY WAYS TO GET YOUR KIDS TO ENJOY GARDENING

Start cultivating some little “green thumbs” and get your kids in the garden with these 5 suggestions
3 easy steps to making play dough

3 EASY STEPS TO MAKING PLAY DOUGH

There’s nothing quite like the smell of play-dough to bring you back to your childhood! Play dough is not only fun for kids (and adults) of all ages, but it helps develop important sensory skills, strengthens little hands and fingers, improves fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Board games for kids (and you) that are sure to entertain!

THE BEST BOARD GAMES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

Entertaining board games for kids and the whole family. Click here to learn to find out how to keep your kids entertained.
Create a family "to do" list this summer

IDEAS FOR YOUR FAMILY’S SUMMER HOLIDAY TO DO LIST

Make a family to do list and keep your children and family occupied during the holidays. Click here to read some ideas.
Tasty treats for kids parties

THE BEST TASTY TREATS FOR YOUR CHILD’S PARTY

Tasty treats for kids parties
Fun movies for the kids

MUST-SEE KIDS MOVIES

Fun movies for the kids
Ten great ideas to entertain the kids

10 FUN AND EASY WAYS TO ENTERTAIN THE KIDS

Sometimes it’s not easy to entertain the kids so here’s a few ideas in case you run a little short.
Make a map of the neighbourhood

MAKE A MAP OF YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD

A fun entertainment idea for the kids is to make a map of the neighbourhood.
Make your own sundial

MAKE A FAMILY SUNDIAL

Make your own sundial
Treasure hunt at home

ENTERTAIN YOUR KIDS WITH A TREASURE HUNT AT HOME

There’s a thrill in finding even the most mundane things around the house and of course there’ll be a real treasure at the end.
Make your own story book

SIMPLE STEPS TO MAKE YOUR OWN STORY BOOK

Even kids have stories to tell, so why not engage their creative side and help them create their own special story book.
Library trip for the kids

WHY YOU SHOULD TAKE YOUR CHILD TO VISIT THE LIBRARY

Why not make a library trip for the kids this weekend? Nowadays there’s a lot more to libraries than just having all the books your kids could imagine.
Frisbee golf - something new to entertain the kids

ENTERTAIN THE KIDS WITH FRISBEE GOLF

Looking for something new to entertain the kids? Why not try Frisbee golf! It’s a fun and inexpensive way to get the family out and about together.
Indoor fortress fun

BUILD THE PERFECT INDOOR FORTRESS

Indoor fortress fun
Fun tongue twisters for the kids

TONGUE TWISTERS GUARANTEED TO ENTERTAIN THE KIDS

Get the kids to say them as fast as they can and see how many times they can finish each tongue twister without making a mistake.
Our favourite free iphone apps for the kids

THE BEST ‘FREE’ IPHONE APPS FOR CHILDREN

free iphone apps for the kids
Make a family tree

HOW TO MAKE A FAMILY TREE

If you’re looking for an easy family project, why not consider making a family tree?
Some good books for kids

YOUR COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO THE BEST BOOKS FOR KIDS

If you’re looking for some good books for the kids we’ve developed a couple of award winning, best selling suggestions!
Backyard picnic day

TRY A HASSLE-FREE BACKYARD PICNIC

Picnics are just plain fun and to a child it can make a simple meal seem like an adventure.
Some fun card games for the kids

The Best Card Games For Your Kids

All that’s needed is a standard deck and away you go.
Have a little fun with old family photos

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO WITH OLD FAMILY PHOTOS

Sitting down together and going through old family photo albums is a great way to spend some free time. You don’t have to plan anything, spend anything or even leave the house.
Take a walk on the wild side

GO WILD WITH THIS LIST OF ALL THE AUSTRALIAN ZOOS

Take a look here to see if there’s a zoo near you.
Camping with kids

HOW TO ENJOY CAMPING WITH KIDS

It’s also good to have a backyard trial before their first-ever camping trip, to make them feel more comfortable about sleeping outside.
Tricks for long trips

GAMES FOR MAKING LONG CAR TRIPS EASIER

Make those long family car trips feel shorter by playing a few games with the kids. Here’s some ideas!
Make any day Australia Day

EASY TIPS FOR YOUR NEXT BBQ

There’s nothing more Aussie than getting some friends and family together and firing up the barbie, so here are some tips to make every day an easy BBQ day.
Clean up Australia

TEACH KIDS THE VALUE OF CLEANING

It’s always tricky to get kids to clean up after themselves, so why not turn it into a game, and make a fun family day of it?
Pet-friendly events

PET-FRIENDLY EVENTS FOR THE FAMILY

Want an event that the whole family can go to, including your furry friends?
Fun fundraisers

TOP FUNDRAISING IDEAS TO SHOW YOU THE MONEY

If you’ve got a charity you’re passionate about, what better way to show your support than to organise a fundraiser. Here’s some ideas to get you inspired.
Awesome activities

BOREDOM BUSTING ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

It can be tricky to keep kids busy all day long, especially if you want to limit their TV intake.
Think local, play local!

FREE EVENTS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

Check out these websites for some ideas.
Cupcake creations

KEEP THE KIDS BUSY WITH CUPCAKE CREATIONS

Satisfy your sweet tooth and keep the kids busy with a cupcake-decorating extravaganza!
Beat those rainy day blues

FUN ACTIVITIES FOR RAINY DAYS

There’s nothing worse than being cooped up in the house with energetic kids and nothing to do, so heres some ideas to have up your sleeve to beat those rainy day blues.
Pack a picnic

PERFECT YOUR PICNIC WITH THESE TIPS

You can use this checklist to pack a picnic and ensure you don’t miss a thing.
Pizza to the rescue!

PIZZA FOR EVEN THE FUSSIEST EATER

Buy some pre-made mini pizza bases, make your own or for something different use pita pockets.
Dream themes for kids’ parties

THEME IDEAS FOR YOUR CHILD’S PARTY

Most kids love to dress up, whether it’s in costumes or something pulled out of mum’s wardrobe, so a dress up theme is a great way to bring fun to any party.
Think inside the box

ENTERTAIN THE KIDS WITH A CARDBOARD BOX

If you’re looking for ways to get the kids out from in front of the box, try putting them in it.
DIY invitations

COST-FREE DIY INVITES FOR ALL OCCASIONS

Online email invites are cost-free to make and send and great for busy mums who’ll always know where to find your party details.
Easy-peasy party pinata

EASY-PEASY PARTY PINATA

Here’s some simple instructions for a DIY paper mache Piñata.
Toys can be teachers too!

HOW TOYS CAN HELP YOUR CHILD LEARN

When buying toys, there are a few key things to look out for. Check out this simple guide for you to consider before making your purchases.
Grow your own

SAVE MONEY ON YOUR FAMILY GROCERY SHOP

Ideas to get those grocery bills down.
The family that plays together stays healthy together!

CHEAP ALTERNATIVES TO EXPENSIVE TEAM SPORT ACTIVITIES

Team sports can be costly, so if you’re after cheaper alternatives the whole family can enjoy try these ideas.