• Christmas,  Play at home

    12 days of Christmas – Magic Christmas Milk

    Science activities are a real hit with my child, more so than craft activities. Watching them understand what is happening and exploring an activity further is really interesting! This Christmas magic milk is a simple experiment that will have kids combining colours and getting creative.

  • Christmas,  Play at home

    12 days of Christmas activities

    An activity a day for 12 days - this is the Mrs Lardeedah version of The 12 Days of Christmas! Using only items from your pantry or available in the supermarket, these low cost, simple activities will keep the kids occupied while you finish those last minute Christmas jobs!

  • Christmas,  Parties & celebrations

    25 Christmas traditions to start with your family in 2020

    What makes Christmas magical for you? Is it the traditions you remember having as you grew up? As parents, we naturally want our kids to have the BEST Christmas ever! Well, add a little of that Christmas magic and start your own traditions - it's never too late to start! Last year I shared my favourite Christmas traditions and the meaning behind them. This year, I'm sharing 25 more traditions you could start right now! Go on, spread that Christmas cheer!

  • Parties & celebrations

    Gold Coast Kids Guide to Halloween 2020

    Halloween is on Saturday 31 October, and while COVID may mean there are a few changes to the annual calendar, there is still plenty on to celebrate in a safe way! My annual Gold Coast Kids Guide to Halloween showcases local community events keeping kids off the streets but still allowing for trick-or-treating, crafts to entertain little hands, and movies for the whole family to enjoy if you prefer to stay home. This Gold Coast Kids Guide to Halloween has been put together to help you make the most of this fun and spooky day!