With many of the usual school holiday activities on hold for families across the nation, parents are racking their brains to find ways to keep their children amused and stave off boredom. It’s time to get creative, and we’re here to help!
Audible – free stories!
While schools are closed, Audible is offering a free streaming service for kids to download and listen to a collection of stories so they can continue dreaming and learning.
Organisation hacks for kids
Get your kids excited about going back to school or have them organise their stationery and desks at home with these cool life hacks from Officeworks!
Create a kid friendly garden
A perfect way to get your kids involved in the gardening and build a space where they can relax and learn about plants and how to grow them
DIY craft projects
This list of quirky craft projects will keep your kids entertained for hours! Our fave is the post-it note wall calendar! Adults can get around this too 😉
Movement and mindfulness
GoNoodle engages 14 million kids every month with movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts. Available for free at school or home!
Yoga adventures for kids 3+
Making yoga and mindfulness for kids that will excite and make them want to learn through stories from Harry Potter to Star Wars.
Sworkit has created a range of different workouts for kids, helping to keep kids active whilst they are stuck indoors.
Free online courses at MOMA
Aimed at adults or older students, MOMA is offering free courses in Fashion as Design, Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art and more! There are also some courses available for teachers.
Cooking at home
Aimed at 2-12 year olds, this fantastic website provides illustrated recipes encouraging culinary skills, literacy, maths and science. The recipes are super healthy and nutritious!
At-home science experiments posted daily!
Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities!
Have your child write a letter or email to a friend or family member daily or have them write a short story and illustrate it.