Tagged: school holidays

Travelling with kids: 1000 Kiwi parents share their top tips


Tips for travelling with kids

As airlines increase flight options and the New Zealand dollar continues to stretch further overseas, Kiwis are packing up their kids and taking to the skies more than ever before. We spoke to Wotif to find out the tips and tricks that Kiwi families are using to make travelling with kids easier. Continue reading »

Hanging out in the holidays

Hanging out in the holidays

Holidays can be great times for reconnecting with our families and reinvigorating our passion for spending time together; whether we’re heading out of town, spending time with others or just hanging out at home. I particularly love having “jama” days with nothing planned and the biggest questions being which game will we play next or what shall we make for an afternoon snack? Continue reading »

Visit Santa at Snowplanet this year for a magical Christmas!


Treat your little ones to a Santa experience they will never forget at Snowplanet. This Christmas Santa and his elves will be staying in a Magic Castle amongst a frozen winter wonderland.

On Saturday 22 November, Snowplanet is kicking off the ho-ho-holiday season by throwing a Christmas Festival Day to welcome the jolly fellow. Continue reading »

5 Holiday science challenges


The holidays are on and so is the mess in our lounge. I have got a great way to keep the kids busy and inspired and the mess, hopefully, limited. Continue reading »

Discover free entertainment at Westfield these holidays

Westfield scholl holidays

Kids at a loose end these holidays? Bored with being stuck indoors all winter? With an action packed line up of free entertainment, from Cup Cake Workshops to exciting Safari Adventures, Westfield Shopping Centres have your October school holidays covered! Continue reading »

Free School Holiday Fun at Westfield

Westfield school holiday entertainment

If you’re looking for a fun, free way to keep the kids entertained these April school holidays, look no further than your local Westfield for a variety of exciting activities. There’s everything from plaster crafting fun to meeting Pedro and Nico from the film Rio 2, plus an awesome Rio 2 Angry Birds experience. And remember to keep an eye out for Monty the monkey, he’s never far from the action. Continue reading »

How to create a multi-family camping experience

how to create a multi-family camping experience

Coming from a family of five born from the 40s through to the 60s, we all raised our family within easy distance of each other. Now fast forward to 2018, and we’re scattered far and wide. And over this time our children have had little ones of their own. Continue reading »

Travelling with kids – managing transits and stopovers

Travelling with children airports

There’s lots to look forward to when you have an exciting overseas trip planned for you and your family. But, there can be lots of time to fill when you’re waiting for planes, buses, trains, and so on. It can be a challenging time with young children who can get bored easily. Here’s some tips on how to get organised for transits, stopovers, and time at airports to help make your holiday more enjoyable for all of you. Continue reading »

Sightseeing with kids – tips to help you enjoy your time together


Travelling and sightseeing is exciting for you and your family, but can also be stressful. It’s useful to plan-ahead, so here are some tips on sightseeing and getting around, to help you to all enjoy your time together.

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Entertaining small children of varied ages


Sometimes it can be pretty difficult getting everyone into an activity when they’re at different ages and/or stages of development.  So today we look at spending some school holiday time at home with young kids, and finding things to do that will keep everyone interested for a period of time.

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