Kids Activities & Worksheets
Josefa Pete While it may seem like rugging up and staying home out of the cold is the only thing you can do these school holidays, many adventures lie in wait in Melbourne's historic city.
Livia Gamble Wondering how you will keep the kids entertained these school holidays? Here is what's on around Australia in your state. From dinosaurs to circus skills and ice skating - there is something to suit every child and every budget.
Clare Sibthorpe Ever wondered what the record is for the most high-fives in one hour?
Ellen Shaw Print off this worksheet that gives students in stage 1 practice in identifying the correct homonym in the context of a story.
Ellen Shaw Print off this worksheet that gives students in stage 2 practice in identifying the correct homonym in the context of a story.
Ellen Shaw This worksheet allows students to practice their comparison and interpretation of data, in this case in the form of a survey.
Ellen Shaw In this worksheet, students will be collecting data using the farm picture at the top of the page. They will count the number of each type of animals and write the total of each in the form of a tally.
Ellen Shaw This worksheet will help your child match rhyming words together by using pictures. Rhyme is an important skill for children to grasp from an early age as it allows children to see the connection between the sound of a word and how it is written.
Livia Gamble Disney princesses have evolved from damsel in distress to the heroine of the story. But do the classic princesses or the moderns take the title of favourite?
Livia Gamble For those who aren't able to get around to see everything the festival has to offer, we have selected the ten best light displays for kids.
Ellen Shaw A Hundreds Chart is a great resource to have for mathematics.
Ellen Shaw Kids will learn two digit subtraction with no regrouping.
Ellen Shaw Using pictures of fruit and vegetables, help kids learn about subtraction.
Bunnings Make mum a rock cactus this Mother's Day.
Ellen Shaw Get your Year 1-2 students up to speed on patterns with this activity worksheet.
Livia Gamble Two Australian sisters are making six figures from their cooking YouTube channel.
Katie Carlin Night doesn't have to be scary for kids. Show them how fun it can be with Essential Kids' top fun things for kids to do in the dark.
Download and print this free Easter themed word search puzzle activity to entertain kids with this long weekend.
Ellen Shaw Get your Stage 1 students up to speed on Math concepts: Volume with this printable activity worksheet.
Livia Gamble Despite the figures children’s author and performer Julian Donaldson said 'The Gruffalo' isn’t her most popular book.
Lisa Almond If Valentine's Day is all about love, and we all love our kids so much, then why aren’t families celebrating this holiday as well? Here is how you can.
Catherine Rodie I have been making new years resolutions since I was a child and I am really keen to pass this tradition on to my five-year-old daughter – but will she be ready?
Emma Clapham Create a special, more personal touch to your Christmas gifts this year by decorating your own wrapping paper. Here is your step-by-step guide.
My Name Is Snickerdoole The Kids Hand Print Christmas Wreath tutorial couldn't be easier and can also be given as present to grandparents.
Here is a selection of the best Christmas craft for kids to make this festive season. Your home will be filled with homemade treasures and your kids will be thoroughly entertained. What more could you ask for?
Nicole Avery You can still have fun without candy at Halloween with these simple fruit treats.
Find all the words in this shamrock inspired fun St Patrick's Day word search printable activity.
Help ye buccaneer to the treasure and back to his ship in this fun free kids maze activity.
Esther Han Australia's gardens will be flowery and colourful affairs this spring, trending away from green-on-green designs and a laissez-faire approach, green-thumbed experts say.
Letitia Rowlands Thanks to Dress Up Attack! there's no reason to give up music festivals just because you've become a parent.
Father's Day is nearly here, help your kids show how much they love their dad with one of these cute crafts.
Try this fun Boxtrolls activity worksheet that is full of all the favourites - spot the difference, word finder, maze and find Fish.
Create a word search activity that is great for practising sight words, spelling lists or theme-based words.
Paging Fun Mums Here’s a simple recipe for making a special batch of play dough when your children aren’t feeling the best.
Mark Bussel and Ken Heyman Photos left forgotten in storage for nearly 50 years resurface to reveal stunning candid moments of motherhood taken by accomplished American photographer Ken Heyman.
Rachel Clun Make the kids day with a themed movie marathon - here are four ideas to get you started!
Rachel Clun Picnics are always great fun and you don’t have to let the weather stop you from enjoying one.
Lakshmi Singh Do you pack your child's day full of activities during the school holidays or are you more inclined to use it as a break from schedules and plans?Which is the better approach?
Find all the football words in this fun word search for kids.
Download and print this page of funny Cat jokes for kids. They will have you purring with delight
Download and print this page of funny Dog jokes for kids. You'll be barking mad with laughter!
Download and print this page of funny dinosaur jokes for kids. They'll have your mini-Paleontologists giggling all the way to the museum.
Download and print this page of silly Easter jokes for kids. They'll "crack you up!"
Amber Robinson If your child is not yet pestering you to buy tiny and colourful rubber bands, it’s only a matter of time. The Rainbow Loom trend is sweeping the world. Here are seven bracelet tutorials to get you started.
Celebrate the Easter holidays with these fun Easter-themed craft activities.
Trying to limit the amount of chocolate your kids are going tto eat over the Easter break? Here are some ideas for non-chocolate easter gifts.
What's the craic? Download and print this page of St Patrick's Day jokes for kids. They'll be telling these ones for years to come.
Paging Fun Mums These adorable Easter Baskets are so easy to make and don't require a lot of preparation - making them a perfect craft for an Easter Party, Playgroup or Classroom activity.
Josefa Pete Valentine’s Day can be a great way for kids to show the ones they love just how much they care and an even better way to get into some crafty and fun ways of showing that love.
Download and print this page of cross the road jokes for kids. These are classic corny dad jokes - the kind you see in christmas crackers - but are good clean jokes for kids.
Download and print this page of what do you get when you cross a ....jokes for kids. Good clean fun jokes for kids to learn and try out on their friends.
Download and print this page of knock knock jokes for kids. They'll be telling these ones for years to come.
Still planning your Australia Day? Essential Kids have some free printable Australia Day activities to keep the kids entertained on the day.
Paging Fun Mums Reuse what would normally go in the bin to make these cute little bugs. Don't forget to give them each a name.
Paging Fun Mums A good friend of mine shared this experimental craft with me a while back. It’s so easy and fun!
Paging Fun Mums A DIY homemade paint recipe, this is simple and FUN to make (like a mini science experiment), very low cost and it is really wonderful to paint with!
Amber Robinson In good news for children addicted to the Aussie Animals collector cards earlier this year, Woolworths plans to release a special edition of ‘Baby Wildlife’ trading cards just in time for Christmas.
Paging Fun Mums Great learning craft for your future Paleontologist.
Paging Fun Mums These are so inexpensive and easy to make. Such an adorable addition to any child's bedroom (especially those who need a little comfort).
Staff writers We’ve partnered with Louise and Jenni from Paging Fun Mums, to bring you awesome craft activities that you can make in your own home – with every day items and ingredients.