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Discover the things to do with kids in the Southern Highlands, NSW. The towns of the Southern Highlands are full of surprises for kids, just waiting to be discovered. Find kid-friendly bike rides and walks, playgrounds and indoor play activities to keep kids entertained.

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August 05, 2020
Child-friendly Cafes In The Southern Highlands

Local cafes that are set up to keep kids busy and you caffeinated.     Handy information for parents and carers about raising kids in the Southern Highlands, kindly brought to you by Explorers Learning Academy, specialising in play and early childhood education.   Have you ever seen the Kitty Flanagan...

September 10, 2020
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS // Activities for Little Adventurers

Handy information for parents and carers about raising kids in the Southern Highlands, kindly brought to you by Explorers Learning Academy, specialising in play and early childhood education.   School holidays are fast approaching so we thought we'd throw a list together of some of our fave outdoor activ...

July 03, 2020
Family Friendly Bike Rides In The Southern Highlands

From mountain-biking adventures to gravel rides and smooth cycling tracks. Handy information and outdoor fun, kindly brought to you by The Fixed Wheel, Bowral.   Cycling is an awesome activity for the family to do together. The fresh air, the health benefits of getting the heart pumping with some exercise, wa...

January 08, 2020
12 Things To Do With The Kids In The Highlands For Under $50

Handy information for parents and carers about raising kids in the Southern Highlands, kindly brought to you by Explorers Learning Academy, specialising in play and early childhood education. Spent a bit too much on choccie eggs?? Totally understandable!  But there's still a couple more weeks of school h...

June 28, 2019
STAYCATIONS // How To Have A Family Holiday At Home In The Highlands

  So... thanks to Covid, international [and national] travel at the moment is a no-go... but that’s okay! We can have a staycation in our backyard, right? And how lucky are we to be living in a popular holiday destination already?! You with us? Okay, what IS a staycation? It’s the holiday you have at home! B...

August 21, 2019
WHEN FRIENDS COME TO STAY // Kid-Friendly Fun

Handy information for parents and carers about raising kids in the Southern Highlands, kindly brought to you by Explorers Learning Academy, specialising in play and early childhood education.   Awesome. Your besties are coming to town to spend the weekend with you. So much fun. But, it'll mean a house full of ki...

April 18, 2019
11 Fun Activities To Do With Kids In The Highlands
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Handy information for parents and carers about raising kids in the Southern Highlands, kindly brought to you by Explorers Learning Academy, specialising in play and early childhood education.     It’s no mean feat keeping kids entertained. Where DO they get all that energy? Thankfully in The Highlands we ...

June 26, 2018
Rainy Days With Kids In The Southern Highlands
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We love the rain, we do! What we’re not huge fans of are housebound days with, what feels like eleventy-thousand, mini-human cyclones. Sometimes you just gotta head on out with your brood and give yourself a bit of peace in the process (or at the very least, a hot coffee).   Here’s a short, but sweet list of loc...

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March 25, 2020
Resources, Tips & Activities For Learning At Home With Kids

  Well, THAT escalated quickly! At the beginning of last week (this was written on 25 March) we were happily sitting in our office in Bowral. Now, we’re working from the dining table surrounded by children continuing their education at home. And let’s just say, if there was a subject on asking for snacks every five...

December 11, 2018
When In-Laws Come To Visit

A 48-hour itinerary to keep the outlaws busy and you (relatively) sane.   Whether you moved to the Highlands to escape your in-laws or not, you know that at some point they will roll up, set up camp in the spare room and look to you to play tourist guide, right?  Because we know how busy you are, especially a...

May 21, 2020
KID STUFF // Southern Highlands Playgrounds

Handy information for parents and carers about raising kids in the Southern Highlands, kindly brought to you by Explorers Learning Academy, specialising in play and early childhood education. We love that there are so many awesome playgrounds dotted in amongst the towns and villages of the Southern Highla...

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SCHOOL READINESS PROGRAMS // What are they and how do they prepare your child for school?

SCHOOL READINESS PROGRAMS // What are they and how do they prepare your child for school?   The years before sending little ones off to school can be confusing for parents...

March 06, 2019
SCHOOL READINESS PROGRAMS // What are they and how do they prepare your child for school?

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November 19, 2018
Explorers Learning Academy: Quality, Early-Childhood Education in the Southern Highlands

Tips For Choosing The Right Childcare For Your Little One   As a parent, you will be called upon to make decisions from the very get go. Some of them are simple enough; “Should I let him eat that entire, family sized bag of Cheetos?” Prolly not - you’re gonna want something to munch on later. Some (most) are much tougher; “What will we call her?!”, “Is it time to ditch the dummy?”, “When do we begin her pro-tennis career?” (That one’s easy actually, Andre Agassi’s dad taped ping pong paddles to his chubby li...

June 24, 2020
Awesome (and FREE) Workshops for Young Highlands Performers and Muso’s

Opportunity for Highlands youth to hit the stage and learn   Hey, how cool is this? If you’re a young performer or muso and you’re keen to upskill in the area of perform...

January 08, 2018
BACK TO SCHOOL // Where To Buy School Shoes

Top of the back to school shopping list? That's gotta be school shoes, right?  Here's a list of stores in the Southern Highlands that are stocked and ready for the back to scho...

January 06, 2018
Playgroups In The Southern Highlands

Ask any new parent and they'll agree; any activity you can find that gets you out of the house and is kid-pram-nappy-tantrum, exhausted-parent and screaming-child friendly is an a...

 

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March 06, 2019
SCHOOL READINESS PROGRAMS // What are they and how do they prepare your child for school?
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SCHOOL READINESS PROGRAMS // What are they and how do they prepare your child for school?   The years before sending little ones off to school can be confusing for parents as they navigate their way through early educatio...