Activities for Older Kids
Livia Gamble 2:42pm Not all kids get to take advantage of adults handing out sugar by the handful.
Your guide to entertaining the kids these school holidays.
Kerri Sackville Mother claims school dress code is a breach of her daughter's human rights.
Livia Gamble Planning their escape for several days, two five-year-old boys set out to buy a car.
To help minimise the complaints these holidays, here's what's happening in and around Queensland.
Annalisa Giudici Melbourne Fringe Festival runs through September and has 22 events for kids.
Megan Blandford Explore the playful side of Melbourne with these eight fun-filled activities.
Livia Gamble The Sydney Fringe Festival is on throughout September.
Megan Blandford How to slow things down and really experience Sydney in a way that makes it fun for all.
Livia Gamble Say goodbye to boredom and hello to fun.
Livia Gamble Workshops and adventures - kids will love the activities available these school holidays.
Livia Gamble Home to the largest reptile display in Central Australia, kids can have a hands-on croc experience these holidays.
Livia Gamble Western Australia has loads of opportunities to keep the kids active these holidays.
Livia Gamble South Australia will please the little sports stars, foodies and more this spring.
Livia Gamble & Annalisa Giudici Whether it's educational or fun activities you seek, Victoria has plenty on offer.
Livia Gamble & Wendy Preston There's so many new opportunities get out and enjoy the great outdoors this spring. Or why not take in one of the many festivals that offer a range of family entertainment?
Danielle Colley Everything you need to plan a special meal for your dad this Father's Day.
Using the winter themed words, find them all in this chilly wordsearch worksheet.
What does winter mean to you? Use this free printable activity to write a little poem all about winter.
Loren Smith Everyone kept saying “can I buy one?” and he’d say “no” because they’re going to hospitals.
Ellen Shaw This worksheet will help students practice reading and interpreting 2 way tables, using that information to create a side by side column graph and then answering questions to analyse and evaluate the data.
Livia Gamble A Melbourne performing arts company has been making waves this week after a video of their live performance was picked up on social media.
Livia Gamble Hello Kitty fans will be pleased to know the restaurant franchise is coming to Sydney.
Ellen Shaw Students can practice their subtraction skills with these questions.
Livia Gamble Even Australian cricket team test captain Michael Clarke has setbacks; but without the tough times he says he wouldn't be where he is today.
Livia Gamble TV program Behind The News is encouraging kids to stand up and support those who need it most this National Day of Action Against Bullying.
Amy Remeikis Six people spent more than three hours trapped in carriage 33 metres above ground.
Ellen Shaw This worksheet is working towards students being competent in their measurement and calculating the volume of objects. In Stage 3, students are also expected to convert units which is another skill that this worksheet will allow students to practice.
Ellen Shaw Volume is the amount of space at an object takes up. Get your Stage 2 student practicing the concept of volume with this printable worksheet.
Livia Gamble A six-year-old girl who was diagnosed with a genetic disorder that affects her body’s ability to create cortisone is a surfing champion.
Rebecca English Is there something to this American summer camp idea? After all, they give kids something to do on the ever-so-long summer holidays.
One Creative Mommy Do you want to build a snowman? This tutorial shows you how to an Olaf snowman without the snow.
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 not) in our fun printable trick word search activity.
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.
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.