They might be into novels, but it never hurts to fill their shelves with books full of activities for a rainy day, and information books to show them the wonders of the world.
Click through our gallery of activity ideas that range from free or cheap to a little more expensive. You are sure to find something nearby to suit your family's budget and likes.
You've heard of The Big Banana, and the Big Pineapple? Here are a few more of the famous and not so famous big things around Australia.
It's summer time once more and while we often grab a new pair of sunnies for ourselves, it's the one time the kids often miss out on that essential protection from Australia's harsh sun. Keeping their eyes safe from UV rays is as important as shielding your own eyes. The longer eyes are exposed to UV light, the more that they will be prone to eye conditions later in life. We've rounded up the top kids' sunglasses brands so you can make good decisions about eyewear for your children for the summer holidays.
Last few days of school, or the end of year performance, or for Christmas lunch with family and at the beach on Boxing Day - there is a festive hairstyle here to try.
These are the Christmas gift ideas for those kids who love to tinker and make things, also those that want to code their own games and build their own computers and interact with robots.
It seems every year that Christmas-themed goodies for kids get less tacky and more stylish. Never has this been more apparent than in the world of Christmas stockings and sacks, with a huge number of new releases this year that the whole family can love.
From picture-perfect to 'deconstructed by toddler', these tree photos from our Facebook fans show the true spirit of Christmas.
Get the kids to help in the kitchen with these fun Christmas gifts to make and eat!
Do you have a child who can snoop out a present long before December 25? Check out these hiding spots to keep prying eyes away.
We brought you all the top selections from the Kids' Reading Guide for 2016/17 in the categories of Australian stories, picture books and junior fiction and now it's time for middle fiction, for those slightly older kids or those at higher reading levels.