Kids, School holidays, What to do

Exploring the Beautiful New Indoor Play Centre in St Leonards

Nestled in the heart of St Leonards, Vitaland Kids Cafe offers a unique combination of fun, food, and family time. It’s more than just a cafe; it’s a wonderland where kids can explore and engage in playful activities while parents relax and enjoy some quality time. This post takes you on a journey through the vibrant and colorful world of Vitaland St Leonards, a destination that’s redefining family outings. A Playful Escape: The heart of Vitaland is its expansive play area, a safe and imaginative space designed specifically for toddlers and preschoolers. Here, little explorers can climb, slide, and discover…

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Events, Kids, What to do

Randwick Christmas Festival – Twilight

Celebrate at our Christmas Festival The popular Christmas Festival meeting is back with FREE entry for everyone. Get into the swing of the festive season and bring the family with plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained. There is plenty of free entertainment and rides featuring amusement rides such as Fantasy Cups, inflatables including Winter Wonderland Jumping Castle and inflatable maze. There’s also face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, Christmas craft activities, a carol performance from the Australian Girls Choir and a special visit from Santa and friends. Don’t miss your chance to take a photo with Santa at…

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Health & Wellbeing, Kids, What to do

Open Day @ City of Sydney Pools

Make a splash into a healthier lifestyle, while enjoying the celebration of Summer Open Day at swimming pools across Sydney. Need a way to entertain the kids and have some fun with the family? Looking to chat with a health and wellbeing expert about positive lifestyle choices? Or want to stretch, meditate and relax in a yoga class? Then look no further than our annual Summer Open Days taking place at all six aquatic and leisure centres across Sydney – and the best part, it’s all FREE! There’ll be a wide range of activities, in-centre events, and giveaways and prizes…

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Kids, School holidays

Art, nature and play collide at a new children’s festival at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

This summer school holidays, children and families are invited to explore a world of art, nature and play at the new Hive Festival. Part of Sydney Festival 2024, Hive Festival is created in partnership with the Art Gallery and Blacktown Arts in collaboration with creative producer Claudia Chidiac. Presented over two weekends, at the Art Gallery of New South Wales on 13 & 14 January 2024 and then The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre on 19 & 20 January 2024, the free event will see both venues buzzing with interactive artworks, hands-on workshops, performances, storytelling and more. A centrepiece of the…

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Food, Health & Wellbeing, Kids

Help to overcome common mealtime challenges

Learning to eat is an individual journey for every child.  From the fundamental motor skills involved in eating and swallowing to experiencing new tastes and textures to the introduction of informed nutrition choices, there is so much to keep learning throughout this journey. For children and young people, eating brings a continuous wave of new experiences which helps shape their attitudes to food and mealtimes. It’s not uncommon for children to become fussy when eating, as they react to things such as different textures and flavours, smells, temperature and variations in the presentation of food. We’ve looked at some of…

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Events, Kids, What to do

Free inclusive fun at Redleaf

Woollahra Council is hosting a free, inclusive afternoon of play, art and games with a difference on November 30. The Let’s Get Creative event is designed to lead up to International Day of People with a Disability on December 3, and is timed to coincide with the launch of local disability services provider Inala’s exhibition at the Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf. Whether you or your children have a disability or not, it’ll be a great evening for the whole family, with proceedings kicking off at 4pm with a collage workshop hosted by deaf artist Sue Jo Wright. She’ll run another…

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Kids, Parks & Playgrounds, What to do

End of Year Picnic & Play

End of Year Picnic & Play provides students and their teachers an opportunity to celebrate the end of the school year with a picnic and nature play activity at Centennial Park. Join us for a picnic on the lush green lawns. Teachers, Carers and their Students are invited to Centennial Park to celebrate!  Bring your own picnic for an afternoon on the lawn with one or a few nature connection activities to round out the school year. Invite students, staff and school families to help celebrate the students successes from the year that was. Enquire now and let us create…

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Inspiration, Kids, What to do

Telstra has switched on Australia’s direct connection to the North Pole

Here’s how to make free calls to Santa’s Workshop from any Telstra payphone this year. The boots are polished, the bells are jingling, the big red suit is freshly washed and hanging on the line. For Aussie kids (of all ages), it’s time to ring in the festive season with the return of our Free Calls to Santa hotline from any of our 14,500 payphones around the country. And we’re opening the lines earlier this year so you can get your wish lists in with Santa until Christmas Eve. We know how kids of all ages love calling Santa. Last…

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Events, Inspiration, Kids

Great Southern BioBlitz – Community wildlife survey

The Great Southern BioBlitz is an international biological survey that enlists the help of local residents to record living species across the southern hemisphere. Take photographs or sound recordings of plants, birds, insects, animals, and fungi between 24 and 27 November, and upload your observations to the iNaturalist app by 11 December. You can also join Dr James Macnamara, City of Sydney’s urban ecology coordinator, for a community biodiversity survey in one of the largest parks in the inner city. You’ll learn: what the Great Southern BioBlitz is how to use the iNaturalist app for reporting biodiversity observations how to…

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Kids, Parenting

Tutoring in Randwick with Tash from Eye Level

In the heart of Randwick, Tash Percy and her team of dedicated educators aim to empower young minds with the tools they need to become problem solvers and self-directed learners. We are proud to be a leading global supplementary education service provider, offering Maths and English programmes for students from Kindergarten to Year 10. Eye Level Randwick Learning Centre is part of a global network with 2 million students in 20 countries.  Our Philosophy At the core of our educational philosophy lies the belief that education is about acquiring knowledge and fostering critical thinking and self-directed learning. We understand that…

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