Activities

Worksheets

Printable acrostic poem

Valentine acrostic poem

Easy poems for kids - Valentine acrostic poem activity sheet. A simple way to get kids into writing.

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Australia acrostic poem for kids

Australia acrostic poem

Poems for kids - celebrate what you love about Australia with this Australia acrostic poem activity sheet.

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Australia Map

Map of Australia activity sheet

Do you know all the states and cities around Australia? Where do you live? Where have you been on your holidays? Download and print this basic outline map of Australia and use in a number of educational and creative ways.

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Crack kids up with this collection of jokes.

Jokes for kids

Do your kids crack you up? Or are they lacking in the funnies? Well here at Essential Kids, we hope to help out with a whole bunch of silly kid-friendly jokes that are suitable for kids.

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Practice spelling with this Spelling Bee activity.

Spelling Bee - stage 1

Download and print this free activity for kids to practice their spelling.

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School Holidays

While on his summer holidays, Leon is continuing with golf camp, 4th grade violin AMEB lessons, swimming lessons, maths and English with Kumon, karate brown belt and acting at NIDA.

Who has time for holidays?

Leon Li has ambitions of being an actor. But not ahead of completing tuition in HSC calculus before he begins high school.

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Seasons

Awkward Christmas photos

Awkward Christmas photos

Ready for a laugh? A selection of awesomely awkward family Christmas photos from the hilarious folks at Awkward Family Photos.

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Frida Kahlo. Photo: ohhappyday.com

Halloween costumes for kids

Apart from eating candy, Halloween gives kids a chance to dress up.

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Games to entertain the kids.

10 best car games for kids

Ten best games to keep the little (and not so little) passengers entertained during the trip to the relations, the beach or the holiday home.

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Parties

How much fun would this be? Count the honks on your way. | Via: The house of Hendrix

Birthday traditions for kids

Here are some ideas for birthday traditions to start in your family to help celebrate and make the birthday boy or girl feel extra special.

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How to throw a Minecraft party

Has your Minecraft mad kid pleaded with you to have a Mincraft themed party? Here is everything you need to pull it off.

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Art and Craft

Heart

Love heart shape activity

Open up your heart and feel the love this Valentine's Day. Print out and use this basic heart shape printable for all kinds of craft activities with the kids. Go on, get the glue and glitter out and have some fun.

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Painted pinch pots. <a href="http://www.handmadecharlotte.com/painted-mosaic-pinch-pots-for-little-treasures/" target="_blank">Tutorial here</a>

Kids craft adults will love

Creative activities suitable for both children and their parents.

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Egg carton Star Wars space ship.

15 egg carton crafts for kids

Before throwing out your empty egg cartons, first have a look through the gallery above for some gun craft ideas for kids. 

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Games

Colouring-in Sheets

Love doodles colouring in printable.

Valentine's Day colouring page

Love to colour in? Try this for a fun loving activity with your favourite pencils - Valentine's Day colouring in page.

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