Posts from the category: Family Time

6 Fabulous Short Films from Children’s Books

6 Fabulous Short Films from Favourite Children's Books. A great selection for preschoolers and early elementary aged children.

When earlier this year AJ discovered the short film of Room on the Broom (based on the book by Julia Donaldson) it was love at first sight. And her love of the movie led to a love for the book and then a whole lot more love for all things Julia Donaldson. For us, as a family, it also opened up the … [Read more...]

25 Ideas for Rainy Day Family Fun

25 Things to Do With Kids on a Rainy Day

A week of rainy days at home with children can bring even the most patient parent to their knees...I know from experience! So next time the weather is miserable I'll be pulling out this list of 25 family fun ideas to remind me of the opportunity for some awesome family time despite the falling … [Read more...]

5 Nature Play Outings Kids Will Love

5 Nature Play Activities for Families

Today Caprice of Perth Kidz joins us to share five great nature play outings that your kids will love...with hand-picked suggestions that Perth-based families will love. 1. Visit a nature based playground Jump online and research nature based playgrounds in your local area. Look for … [Read more...]

Family Photo Book Printable Planner & Checklist

Having a hard time keeping up with your family photo books? Check out these free printables to keep you on track

How are you going with your family photo booking? As I shared earlier this year, getting into the habit of organising my photos to make a series of annual photo books for our family was high on my agenda. Unfortunately I seem to have fallen in a hole and haven't been getting a lot done … [Read more...]

Family Game Night: Jenga with a Twist!

Family Game Night Ideas: Transform your Jenga game with a fun active twist

At seven years of age Immy is all of a sudden all about board games and card games and family game time! So we recently introduced her to the game Jenga but not before I hacked it for a bit of extra family fun and a whole lot of laughs! So how did I hack our tumbling tower? I painted the side … [Read more...]

Dream Big Printable Poster

Dream big free printable poster for kids spaces

Sometimes, when the going gets tough, you just have to hold tight to your dreams until the storm has passed. I feel like I have lost sight of the dreams that I had for my little family for this year because of the troubles we've been having, so I created a little reminder for all of us to dream big … [Read more...]

20 Things to Include in Your Family Photobook

20 Things to Include in Your Family Photobook

This post is part of Microsoft’s #WorkWonders program. How are you going with part one of our digital photo challenge? Did you manage to get started on uploading and sorting your photos from all of their various sources? Did you get that finished or are you still partway through like me? Have you … [Read more...]

How to Organise, Back Up & Bring Your Digital Family Photos to Life

How to Organise, Back Up and Bring Your Family Photos to Life

This post is part of Microsoft’s #WorkWonders program. I am embarrassed to admit that I have photos stored digitally in literally dozens of different places - on my phone (plus the ones still on my old phone), on my tablet, on SD cards (I don’t like to delete my photos, just in case, so I just buy … [Read more...]