Category Archives: School Holidays Ideas

The Top 5 Canberra Swimming Pools for Families

If you are trying to beat the heat in Canberra these summer school holidays, check out our count-down of the best Canberra swimming pools for families! Canberra has a public swimming pool in every town centre – but which are the best? How expensive are they? What extra family features do they offer? And perhaps most importantly – can […]

Versailles: Treasures from the Palace family review

If you’re off to Canberra these school holidays, don’t miss this new and exciting National Gallery of Australia exhibition – Versailles: Treasures from the Palace. Plus kids are free! The National Gallery of Australia (NGA), Canberra, is a wonderful art gallery to take the family to. There’s so much to see – the Sydney Nolan Ned Kelly gallery, incredible Asian […]

Cruise review – a single parent’s guide to cruising!

  …a cruise should be a no-brainer for families particularly single parent families…   Everyone loves a holiday – but a single parent family holiday can often leave that single parent feeling just as stressed and exhausted as ever! After all, there is still all the organising, packing, travelling, unpacking and then – well, the […]

5 reasons why Hong Kong Ocean Park is better than Disneyland

We continue on our Theme-Park Odyssey…and give you 5 good reasons to choose Ocean Park over Hong Kong Disneyland! If you’re holidaying in Hong Kong and think that Hong Kong Disney is the only family fun park worth visiting, you couldn’t be more wrong! Hong Kong Ocean Park is one of the most astounding family theme […]

Win 1 of 5 Ballerina prize packs!

We’re very pleased to share with you that there’s a wonderful new children’s movie coming out just in time for the summer school holidays – Ballerina. This great new movie is going to send your little ballet dancers wild! Ballerina even features a character voiced by Maddie Ziegler of Dance Moms. Plus, to celebrate the release of Ballerina, in cinemas January 12 you could […]

Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching Family Review + Discount!

If you’re on the Gold Coast and looking for a great family-friendly school holiday activity during whale-watching season, Spirit of Gold Coast will get you out to the whale-action – fast! When we were offered the opportunity to go on a Spirit of Gold Coast whale watching tour, we leapt at the chance – and we were so […]

Dreamworld – the Gold Coast theme park with more for kids

Our family always loves visiting Dreamworld, and there is just so much going on at Dreamworld right now! Real tigers stalk the park – on leads! There’s a huge new Lego store on the way too, plus of course all those amazing thrill-rides to be conquered – here’s our 2016 kid-friendly ride and entertainment guide for Dreamworld… Dreamworld is the […]

Interview with Velma from Scooby-Doo Live!

Scooby-Doo Live! Level Up Interview with Velma Samantha and Brooke, the ever-adventurous Let’s Go Mum! kids were delighted to be given the opportunity to interview Velma Dinkley – of Scooby-Doo fame! Velma is the brains of the Mystery Inc. gang. She is is funny, brave and super smart. Velma asks lots of questions and often uncovers clues in […]

Interview with Olaf – Frozen joins Disney On Ice!

Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival  Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Sven and Olaf the snowman are headed to Sydney for the FIRST TIME EVER with Disney On Ice! They will joined by Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy, as well as Belle, Ariel, Rapunzel, Flynn and more! Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice […]

School holiday ideas – Questacon Science Museum Spiders Exhibition

If you are Arachnophobic like me, your first instinct may be to give the Spiders exhibition at Questacon a wide berth – but don’t worry – they won’t bite! The whole family is going to love this fascinating, hands-on exploration into the the Spider world! One of our favourite family museums to visit has to be Questacon, […]

School holiday ideas – take the kids for a spin on the Melbourne Star

Are you running out of school holiday ideas for things to do with the kids? If you’re in Melbourne, why not give the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel a whirl? Here’s our family review of the Melbourne Star…  During a recent trip to Melbourne we found ourselves with a spare afternoon on our hands, so we decided to catch a tram […]

School holiday ideas – Old Melbourne Gaol – a family review!

With school-holiday-boredom looming after Christmas and New Years, we parents need to find some fun activities for the family to do together – fast! In our Old Melbourne Gaol review, we’ll show you what’s fun – and what to avoid with young kids! It’s time to find some easy school-holiday outings to entertain the whole family. The Old Melbourne Gaol has long been a […]