Activities for Older Kids
Get your craft on this weekend with these cool DIY advent calendars for the home.
Livia Gamble A theme park in London has come under fire after refusing entry to single people in case they are paedophiles.
BRIAN KOERBER The Fine Bros. questioned 11 kids, ages 13 and under, about a 35mm Canon Sure Shot 85 Zoom from 1998. It's safe to say that they weren't too familiar with the concept of film photography.
Paging Fun Mums If your child loves everything about gardens we have a fun project for them to get their green thumbs stuck into.
Brittany Levine Firefighters have extinguished a fire at the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train ride at the Magic Kingdom park, Saturday night.
Andrea Romano If you want your big monster mash to be hit, it's not the music or the decorations that are really going to wow your guests — it's the food.
Rachel Clun Science experiments are always great fun, but they can often be complicated and messy to do at home. Not this one.
Brian Koerber Reece Delashmit, 11, decided to test out his new powered wheelchair by giving his little sister a test ride down the hall, on the way to deliver some clothes to the laundry room.
Caroline Zielinski Everything you want to know about tonight's lunar eclipse. A great resource to share with your kids beforehand.
Livia Gamble Sirenas Mediterranean Academy in Tarragona, Spain teaches humans how to be mermaids.
Find all the words or you'll walk the plank with these pirate realted words in our fun printable pirate word search activity.
Livia Gamble According to a poll, grumpy children say they are bored over 200 times over the summer holidays. To help you minimise the complaints here is state by state guide of what's on around Australia during the Spring holidays.
If your family loved Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy as much as ours did you will be racing the kids to the kitchen to create these adorable baby Groot cupcakes.
Linda Morris From Grand High Witch to wind-up mouse, Roald Dahl's beloved children's book The Witches gets a timely work-out.
Sylvan Lane The vinegar and baking soda volcano is a science fair classic, but making science fun for your kids can mean a lot more than making a mess of your kitchen.
We have collected a list of our favourite releases by decade for you to add to your growing pile of games.
Kids can learn how to plant a tree in time for National Tree Day on Sunday 27th July with this step-by-step guide.
Michael Power Nine-year-old Zara Perry has severe vision-impairment and albinism but that hasn't stopped her from flying on the high trapeze.
Test your or your kids bike knowledge with this "Name the bike parts" worksheet.
Le Tour keeping you and the up at night? Here is a quick and easy way to learn to draw a bicycle.
Livia Gamble Wondering how you will keep the kids entertained these school holidays? Here is what's on around Australia in your state. From ice skating to music theatre classes there is something to suit every child and every budget.
Download and print this free printable chart to organise the school holidays
Do you know all the FIFA World Cup 2014 teams and their flags? Test your knowledge of the world flags.
Activities for your little football fan. Design a kit, word search, flag quiz.
Your chance to design your team's kit to celebrate the FIFA World Cup 2014.
Paging Fun Mums Who wouldn't want to attract butterflies to their home? This is so simple to make and the kids love it.
Melanie Kembrey The wet weather certainly didn't deter the crowds from heading to the show on the first day of school holidays. While the self-confessed "freaks" are a hit, it's the "humble pig" that is the real star of the show.
Wondering how you will keep the kids entertained these school holidays? Here is what's on around Australia in your state. From the Easter show to creative dance classes there is something to suit every child and every budget.
Although St. Patrick's Day is an Irish tradition, many Australian's come together to celebrate Irish culture and rememeber St Patrick's life. A great way for kids and parents to celebrate St. Patrick's Day together is to create these fun leprechaun traps.
Paging Fun Mums We use glitter in so many crafts at our house so I thought it was high time we tried a DIY version. As it turns out, you only need 2 ingredients.
Try to wrap your tongue around these tricky tongue twisters. Do you know how much wood a woodchuck would chuck?
Getting soaked has never been so much fun for children, writes Wendy Preston.
From puppets to full-on musicals, the options for a little holiday magic are bountiful, writes Harriet Cunningham.
Summer school holiday guide
Paging Fun Mums Here's an easy inexpensive and fun wreath for Christmas!
Livia Gamble For parents on the lookout for new ways to encourage their kids to be more active, celebrity gardener, Jason Hodges, recommends charging your kids with the responsibility of a vegetable garden.
Download and print this free Scary skeleton paper puppet to create a fun Halloween decoration.
Riot Art & Carft Create your own bat bon bons this Halloween.
Riot Art & Craft Kids will love making this spider piñata and equally enjoy consuming its lollies.
Kids can have fun making this spooky looking banner to decorate the house.
Halloween is creeping up on us and not in the spooky sense, we've gathered everything you need to celebrate all Hallows' eve with your kids.
Create some fun for your kids this Halloween with these easy craft activities and printables.
Two Shades of Pink Jessica from Two Shades of Pink shows us how she made these yarn monsters for Halloween.
Melinda Ham Holidays provide the perfect chance to get closer to the natural world.
Melinda Ham Staying up late can sometimes provide a whole new perspective, writes Melinda Ham.
Melinda Ham From a kid’s perspective, going for a “sleep out” – anywhere but their own boring bed in their own boring room – can be a highlight of a school holiday, or indeed their whole year. Thankfully, Sydney boasts a wealth of possible venues.
Livia Gamble Wondering how you will keep the kids entertained these school holidays? Here is what's on around Australia in your state. From water parks and building robots to yoga for kids - there is something to suit every child and every budget.
Ozzilla Have fun introducing your kids to their first Federal Election experience with these printable finger puppets. Great idea for Election night!
Download and print this free printable chart to record routines and rewards, and have your child help chose their tasks and rewards.
Wendy Preston Sydney's rich past is explored in activities from 'living museums' to NAIDOC Week, writes Wendy Preston.
Livia Gamble Wondering how you will keep the kids entertained these school holidays? Here is what's on around Australia in your state. From Dr. Suess Science workshops to hilarious musicals - there is something to suit every child and every budget.
A tonne of fun can be had with this free giraffe worksheet.
Print this free activity and teach your kids all about the rhinoceros.
Riot Art & Craft Create this family portrait memory box for a personalised gift for mum.
Riot Art & Craft Follow these easy steps to make this cute craft.
Help your kids understand the difference between its and it's.
Practice reading and writing skills with the three little pigs.
Livia Gamble Grasp the concept of similes with this older kids activity.
Amber Robinson How do you celebrate Easter morning? If an egg-hunt is your usual tradition or you're looking to make it one, here are some ideas to help get you started.
Riot Art & Craft Mix up your annual Easter egg hunt with this fun and festive Easter chick pinata.