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Getting active

Bring the family together with these fun activities and ideas to get everyone moving more. Being active from an early age can set kids up for healthier habits for the rest of their lives.

The key is to have fun – find what works for you and your family and do more of it.

Boredom busters

If you’re looking for something to keep the kids entertained, look no further. We’ve got heaps of games and activities to keep kids busy. Say goodbye to cabin fever, and hello to fun!

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Crafty nature masks

If you’re stuck for something to do with the kids, why not create a nature mask with them using flowers, leaves or grasses from outside. Plus, it’s a great activity that can involve the whole family.

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Weather play planner

No matter the weather, there’s always something fun you can do to get the kids on the move.

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Apptivities – turning screens into play

Want to make screen time more active but stay in your kids’ good books? We’ve got you covered! Check out our list of awesome apps that combine screens with physical activity. It’s the best of both worlds. There’s something for everybody!

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Benefits of play

Playing is a natural way that babies and children learn new physical, intellectual and emotional skills. We play to learn about ourselves and the world around us - learn more about the 7 benefits of play for a child's development.

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7 creative play ideas

From a fort made from pillows to tales of adventures with make-believe friends, a child’s imagination is boundless. Read on to see how play helps children to learn, grow, and have fun. There are even seven play ideas to spark your child’s imagination.

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23 fun and free ways to get kids active

We’ve got some fun and creative ways to get children up and about, answers for the inevitable “I’m boooored” whinges, and methods for letting those pre-bed wiggles out.

23 fun and free ways to get kids active

5 fun ideas to get the whole family moving

Looking for new play ideas that are fun for the whole family? Want to be more fit and active? Why not combine the two and try some playful activities that the whole family can enjoy!

5 fun ideas to get the whole family moving

Exercise, sleep, and screen time – what do kids need?

Balancing time spent being active, sleeping, and sitting is vital, but striking that balance can be tricky – and it can be hard to know just how much of each activity is enough.

Exercise, sleep, and screen time – what do kids need?