Preschool Activities

Three mums launch Melbourne's first children's festival

Josefa Pete How three festival-loving mums, with six kids under the age of five between them, made Playfest – Melbourne’s first children’s festival – a reality.

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Colour by numbers - Kids cooking

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Colour by numbers - using numbers 1-8 to cololur this picture.

Watch: Apparently Kid goes behind the scenes of Walking With Dinosaurs

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Livia Gamble While appearing on Ellen, Noah Ritter was sent on a behind-the scenes tour of the animatronic Walking With Dinosaurs show in LA.

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What do children learn when cooking?

Benefits of cooking with kids.

Nicole Avery Cooking is not only a fun activity to do with the kids, but it provides an amazing array of learning opportunities in a practical setting.

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10 items every dress-up box needs

What you need for a rockin' dress-up box for kids.

Rachel Clun Here is everything you need to start your very own dress-up box for the kids.

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Fashion-loving four-year-old creates daily paper dress with mum

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Katie Carlin When Angie discovered her four-year-old daughter started to shun her store-bought dresses in favour of creating her own out of scarves and her mother’s clothes, she suggested they try creating paper dresses instead and they have been making them every day since.

Tropical Sand Dough

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Paging Fun Mums My kids love my Tropical Sand Dough - it's such a great sensory activity for little hands, as well as being inexpensive for parents.

No cook playdough recipe

How to make playdough

Paging Fun Mums This is so simple to make and the best part is there is no cooking required. Just mix all the ingredients together and in five minutes you have perfect playdough. You will never need to buy it from the store again.

Learning how plants absorb water

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Paging Fun Mums Try this fun science experiment with the kids to teach them how plants absorb water.

Printable routine reward chart for preschoolers

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Download and print this free printable chart to record routines and rewards. and have your little one help chose their tasks and rewards.

Tracing shapes - preschoolers free printable activity

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Your preschooler can practice tracing and drawing shapes with this free printable activity. Download it now and let the fun begin!

Printable Emergency Contact Info Sheet

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A template for families to list important contact information in case of an emergency - your kids need to be able to make a call to 000 and have clear & correct address information.

Fun with patterns

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Practice identifying and extending basic patterns.

Adventures in Zambezia colouring pages

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To coincide with the release of Adventures in Zambezia download and print these fun colouring activities to entertain the kids.

Match the animal to their shadow

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Livia Gamble A great activity for kids to practice sorting shapes and looking for patterns.

Maze and shape activity

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The Mad Hatter has lost his tea cups! Get your preschooler to help him find them by colouring in the squares.

Egg Carton Caterpillar

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Create creepy-crawly caterpillars that are egg-ceptionally fun and easy.

Alphabet Flashcards

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These alphabet flashcards are a great teaching tool for helping your kids learn their ABC's.

Eckersley's colouring competition

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Colour-in for your chance to win one of six Texta back to school prizes calued at $50 each.

Chinese Zodiac Memory Game

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Celebrate the Chinese New Year with this cute memory game.

Cinderella colouring activity

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Keep the kids entertained with this free Cinderella colouring activity.

Cinderella colouring page

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Keep the kids entertained with this free Cinderella colouring activity.

Cinderella spot the difference

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See if your kids can find five differences in this Cinderella spot the difference activity.

Prince Charming's maze activity

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Help prince charming find his princess with this fun maze activity.

Cinderella's telling time activity

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Your kids can make their own clock and learn how to tell the time with this free activity.

Pirate number maze activity

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A simple counting activity to help your kids count from 1 - 20.

Pirate Treasure Trace Activity

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Grab a dice and dowload this Number trace activity and help your kids practice drawing numbers.

Patch's London Adventure colouring

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Simply download and print this 101 Dalmations activity for some colouring fun.

101 Dalmatians colouring page

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Keep the kids entertained with this cute 101 Dalmatians free printable colouring page.

Mickey Mouse Space Adventure colouring

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Download and print this free Mickey Mouse Space Adventure colouring page for your kids.

Father's Day Colouring Activity

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Celebrate Father's Day with this fun colouring activity for younger kids.

Make your own Olympic medals

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Celebrate the Olympics by making your own Olympic medals and holding your own ceremony with your kids.

Make your own Olympic flag

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No Olympic celebration is complete without your very own flag.

Peppa Pig colouring activity

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Does your child love Peppa Pig? Print-off this fun colouring activity of Peppa with her family.

Colour the fish

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Celebrate World Ocean Day with this colouring page for kids.

Underwater colour by numbers

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Get your kids familiar with numbers and colours with this fun underwater colouring activity.

Sealife word match challenge

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Have fun with the kids as they learn the different animals that live under the sea with this word match challenge.

Ocean memory game

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Celebrate World Ocean Day with this cute memory game for your kids.

Colouring fun - Skateboarding

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Entertain the kids with some creative fun by downloading this free printable skateboarding colouring page.

Princess castle colouring page

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Do you have a little princess in your house? Download this free printable Princess castle colouring page for some creative fun with your little one.

Wendy the winter doll cutout

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Your little girl will have hours of fun dressing Wendy the fashionable paper doll.

Mother's Day craft and card

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This is a great activity to help the kids with for Mother's Day.

Make Your Own Mother's Day Card

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Make mum's day with this Mother's Day Card template!

ANZAC Soldier

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Teach your children the importance of ANZAC day as they colour the ANZAC soldier in this activity.

Fruit & vegetable categoriser

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A fun colouring activity that teaches your kids the difference between fruit and vegetables.

St Patrick's Day Memory Game

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Print off this fun St Patrick's Day activity and have hours of fun with the kids.

Easter bunny colouring

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Print off this free Easter bunny colouring page for some creative fun for your child.

Easter bonnet

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A great craft activity to do with your child this Easter.

Easter bunny ears

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Help the kids get ready for Easter with this cute Easter bunny ear activity.

Letter Trace - K L M N O

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Get the little ones to practice writing the alphabet with our letter trace activities.

Letter Trace - P Q R S T

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Get the little ones to practice writing the alphabet with our letter trace activities.

Letter Trace - U V W X Y Z

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Get the little ones to practice writing the alphabet with our letter trace activities.

Letter Trace - F G H I J

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Get the little ones to practice writing the alphabet capital and lower case letters - with F G H I J

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Little mouse with big dreams takes the Opera House stage

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Eleanor James Surely the ultimate Christmastime outing if you’re a little girl caught up in a pink ballerina fantasy is a performance of Angelina Ballerina at the Sydney Opera House.

Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas colouring page

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Download and print this cute Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas colouring page.

Halloween Memory Game - Preschool

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How good is your memory? Simply cut up and play this spooky Halloween memory game with your child!

My family tree - Activity

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Have some fun with the kids by helping them make their own family tree with our free download. Simply print and add photos of your family members to the worksheet.

My family tree - Activity

Have some fun with the kids by helping them make their own family tree with our free download. Simply print and add photos of your family members to the worksheet.

Tea parties satisfy craving for cakes

Crave Sydney. pic shows 6 yr old Isabella Monro enjoying a cupcake at Sparkle Cupcakes, Surry Hills.

Rachel Browne WHAT could be better than tea for two on Sydney Harbour? Try a series of free tea parties for 6000 children and their families on Goat Island.

Farm animals memory game

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How good is your memory? Simply cut up and play this cute farm animal memory game with your child!

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