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Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.

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Feeling Good is your step-by-step guide to a healthier and happier you. This interactive ebook gives you tips on getting the healthy body you want!

Essential Kids competition winners 2013

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Congratulations to all our Essential Kids competition winners who have won some amazing prizes this year.

Essential Kids competition winners 2014

Congratulations to all our Essential Kids competition winners who have won some amazing prizes this year.

Essential Kids competition winners 2015

Publish list of winners from the Essential Kids give-aways and competitions that we run during the year of 2015. Thanks for entering. Congratulations.

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Winter stitch and knit craft for kids

With the cooler weather upon us, here is a collection of easy winter inspired cut, sew, knit crafts that you can do with the kids. There are glove monsters, no-sew scarfs, and sock snowmen. Winter is a great time to get crafting.

All about girls

Advice to help you navigate some of the most difficult parenting issues. Including how to talk to your child about body image, set screen time limits and help them build resilience

Best books for sporty kids

Need some inspiration for your sporty kid 's downtime? Here is a handful of good reads for young sporting enthusiasts.

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Amazing pull-apart bread recipes

From savoury to sweet, here we have gathered a range of amazing pull-apart bread recipes for you to make - in the mean time try to avoid licking the screen!

Things only kids growing up in the 90s would understand

Did you grow up in the 90s? Here are 50 classic memories from your childhood that will take you back.

10 actors who were almost cast in the Harry Potter series

Casting for the Harry Potter series couldn't have been an easy job. While we think everything turned out the way it should, here's ten actors that almost made it into the movies.

When they were famous

Ever wonder what happened to the child stars that entertained us all those years ago? From Mary Poppins to Jerry Maguire, take a look at when they were famous and learn what they're doing now.

Fidgets or Fidget Toys for ASD, ADHD and Sensory Disorders

Fidgets and other sensory hand held toys are a great way to encourage attention and concentration. We all love to rock on a chair and click our pens or chew gum to stay alert and attentive, so why not let children have functional and socially acceptable fidgets too, to help them learn and keep them focused on learning.

Boys growing up in the 80s

Flashback time! Here are a handful of totally retro memories for boys (and a few for girls) who grew up in the 1980's in Australia.

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