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Backyard River Play

Late one hot and sunny afternoon, the kids and I made a river in the backyard to float milk bottle lid boats. It was easy to set up and we had all the items needed already in the house. Materials Aluminium Foil Hose Milk bottle lid boats – see here for tutorial (blu tack, twig or […]

Ham & Egg Bites

Hi all, Simple Home Cook here! Do you want more uses for that cake pop machine that is sitting in your cupboard and never gets used? This recipe tries something a little different so dust off the cobwebs and give it a go. This is a very easy one and great for making a quick […]

The Sleeping Beauty – a new production for younger ballet lovers

Going to see the ballet has become more accessible for families than ever before, with The Australian Ballet recently announcing its first main-stage production designed specifically for children – Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty. Show More Summary

ADORABLE Peter Rabbit Coin

2016 marks 150 years since the birth of beloved children’s author Beatrix Potter — the creator of the much loved character, Peter Rabbit. Helen Beatrix Potter was born in London on 28 July of 1866.  When she was 27 years old, Beatrix wrote an illustrated letter to Noel Moore, the  son of Anne Moore (one of Beatrix’s former governesses). Nine years later, […]

Organic Baby Food

 Sponsored by Nuffnang and Bellamy’s Organic Organic food is ideal for children – especially babies because they are developing and growing so rapidly. I’m in the process of slowly replacing all the foods I can for our family with organic options. In 2015, we had access to an organic garden and it made a big […]

Rainbow Collage

Rainbow collage This activity is a fun way to keep little ones busy for a long time. First you need to go on a treasure hunt to find all the bits and pieces to use, then you need to sort them into colours and if they are still interested – stick them onto a collage. […]

Dyson Desk Fan

It looks like something from the future! I’ve had the Dyson AM06 Desk fan in the house for the past month and it’s been fabulous in this hot Queensland weather. What I noticed most is how easy the fan is to move around, and so I find the entire family using it in different areas in the […]

Optimus Prime Bed

“It will probably never end…” This dad joked as he explained the detail his son wanted for his new bed. Logo and the blue stripe Fender and functional headlights Air cleaner Pinstriped the flames in silver It reminded me of my own son, when I help him do craft projects; it’s all about making it realistic! Artist David Schaeffer built […]

A Simple Way to Decorate a Kids Bedroom: Door Decals

Love, love, love, love. What a simple and adorable way to decorate a child’s bedroom! These adorable door decals are designed by Made of Sundays and are a sure way to bring a bit of happiness to a room. Simply stick them on and around a door and you have an instant adorable friend. You can get […]

Easter Cupcake Case Baskets

Whenever I go into a homewares store (which is rare now I have kids) I often have a browse through the sales bucket and I always find pretty cupcake cases. I usually buy a pack or two to put in the back of the pantry so that I have cases ready to bake cupcakes for a […]

Coffee Pod Penguin

If you have a collection of coffee pods that you’ve been looking to upcycle, why not give them to the kids to make some coffee pod creatures? The little cups make them easy for little hands to handle and the coffee pods look so cute when done up as an animal. Today I’m going to […]

Coffee Pod Lion

Instead of throwing coffee pods away, why not recycle them for the kids to make some fun creatures? Today I’m going to show you how we made a coffee pod lion using a few simple craft materials that we had on hand from previous projects. This coffee pod craft is great for: Imaginary Play Party […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Korma

Hi everyone, Simple Home Cook here! Today I am sharing with you one of the quickest recipes you can throw together which is perfect for that busy weeknight meal. If you have a spare 5 minutes before leaving in the morning, or after school pickup – this meal will suit you. You can add or […]

Chocolate Heart Freckle Biscuits

I had excess melted chocolate from another baking project that I didn’t want to waste. My five year old daughter had helped me, and requested we bake some biscuits. I really didn’t feel like baking so I thought how could I use up the chocolate without having to turn the oven on and came up […]

How I Organise Everything to do with School Life

My youngest child started school four years ago so I’m well and truly into this new stage of parenting. I remember when my four children were all little, and I dreamt of a time when they would all be able to pee in the toilet by themselves, AND I would be able pee in the toilet by […]

2 Easy Water Experiments for Kids

School’s back and I can guess that your little ones who are still at home with you are missing their older siblings. Here are a few quick and super fun experiments that you can do together to keep them occupied. The best part is, they don’t need any special equipment or ingredients – these are […]

Beautiful Mats for Family Life

When you think about the humble picnic rug, it usually evokes warm memories of family picnics in the park or seaside holidays with friends. For Aboriginal artist Angela Marr-Grogan, the simple picnic rug has also become a meaningful work of art. Angela recently commissioned two of her celebrated designs – “campfire” and “reconciliation” – to […]

Zoodle Lasagne (Zucchini Spaghetti)

Amanda from ‘Simple Home Cook’ here!   If you are looking for some low carbohydrate dinners to add into your menu for the week, this is a great option. The sauce is quick to make and the zucchini noodles are even quicker – a whole lot quicker than boiling pasta for 15 mins. Better still, you […]

Design Your Own Treasure Map

Treasure Map Printable from Tim Vandevall This is a quick fun activity. It can be used for parties, games, just for fun and much more. Print the page and decorate it with whatever you want; it can be displayed as a invitation or a map. I think adding features like sea dragons, north, south, east and west […]

DIY Barbie Luggage

In my online travels, I found this idea from Kids Kubby. Click here to head over for Lily’s full tutorial on how to convert a simple plastic soap container into luggage for Barbie and a few different options of items you can use to put it together. I knew my daughter would enjoy this, so […]

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