Do you have a climber? Or a young thrill seeker with thirst for adventure? The Adventurer Cubby really is an exciting and innovative fort for children who love to be active. It features an enclosed cubby space with 1.5m internal height and a large deck area perfect for adding all the active accessories you could ever want. Being a fort and raised of the ground it is perfect to add all manner of activity based elements for the kids to climb, scale, navigate and enjoy. The My Cubby Adventurer package includes a rock wall and 2.5m plastic slide. As with … Read More
We love to share tips and advice with our online community about different ways to get children outside and playing as well as different things to do for outside play, both active play and imagination play. This article has some great tips to get the kids to play outside. We all know the value of outdoor play, and want to see out kids outside playing and having fun, but there are so many more factors at play in our busy modern world. From the article “Who would have imagined 30 years ago that we would need to encourage parents to send their … Read More
This post was written by Rebel from Rebel Without A Pause. It has been republished here with her permission. Remember the reason why we’re abandoning the shops this Christmas in favour of one large combination gift for the kids? SO. MUCH. STUFF! We are drowning in it. And it might just be me, but a lot of the ‘stuff’ does little to encourage their imagination. Even LEGO comes in boxes with plans these days – Cael completely freaked when I suggested he try inventing his own stuff with all of the bricks he has … “But it’s meant to be … Read More
Excess TV time is linked to less sleep in children. It is also linked to many physical and mental health issues and is a known risk factor for childhood obesity. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, a quarter of all Australian children are overweight or obese. It’s so important that we do what we can to help stop this trend. There are so many known benefits having a healthier lifestyles with better nutrition, more physical activity and enough sleep for all of us. Encouraging active outdoor play for children is fantastic for better sleep (it works for me!). Not only does … Read More
Another school holidays have come to an end. How was yours? Busy? School holidays for this generation of kids are a very busy time. Whether it be pre-planned family holidays or scheduled outings and commitments, it seems each day is filled to the brim with activity. The need and the pressure to keep the kids “entertained” is high. Think back to your own childhood. What were your school holidays like? I remember a few weeks of just hanging around. We relaxed, played with our few toys, our siblings and our friends. We read books, went on walks, off on our … Read More
Now that we are well and truly back into the school year and daily grind, it’s easy for parental guilt to sink in.We’re so busy with work, life and endless to-do lists, we’re exhausted, and playing with our kids is not always our top priority. And it shouldn’t always be,
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