Darwin Easter and April School holidays 2022

Darwin easter and april school holidays 2022

Darwin Easter and April School holidays 2022 break is fast approaching! School holidays will start on Monday 11th April (for Darwin public schools) and Easter break is Good Friday on 15th April to Easter Monday 18th April. (Private and Independent school holidays may be slightly different – please check with your school).  Students will return to school for Term 2 on 19th April 2022!

Darwin Family Life has rounded up some of the fantastic options that are free (or affordable) activities to do with your kids these Darwin Easter and April School holidays 2022.

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Playgroups in Darwin, Palmerston and the surrounds

playgroup

A Playgroup is a relaxed sessions where parents, caregivers and children can play, learn and socialise in a fun environment. There are many different types of playgroups available which are listed below. Playgroups are a service for children and babies generally between the ages of 0-5 years and play an important role in getting children ready for school. Playgroups are a great way to socialise with your baby and child and meet other parents.

Playgroups are a great way to make sure that babies and children are developing across all their areas, with strong social, language and motor skills, and that parents and caregivers have the support and networks for their family. This is important in Darwin where a lot of family do not have their extended family support here. We have rounded up some great playgroups available in Darwin, Northern Suburbs, Palmerston and the Rural area.

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Darwin December and January School holidays 2021-22

Darwin December and January School holidays 2021

Darwin December and January School holidays 2021 break is fast approaching! We will have six weeks break for Darwin public schools.  Starting Friday 17th December (Private and Independent school holidays may be slightly different – please check with your school).  Students will return to school on 31st January 2022!

Yes parent SIX WEEKS to keep the kids busy and entertained without loosing your sanity! Darwin Family Life has rounded up some of the fantastic options that are free (or affordable) activities to do with your kids these Darwin December and January School holidays 2021- 22.

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Christmas in Darwin 2021 – Christmas Carols, Santa photos plus more

Darwin Christmas 2021

Christmas in Darwin 2021,  is well and truly coming alive! There is so much festive fun happening around the place over the next few weeks! It is hard to sometimes find and locate all the different events and Christmas happenings so we have rounded them all up for you in one place. Where to get your Santa photos, Christmas Carols, Christmas light displays and much more! Also don’t forget to stay tuned for our much anticipated School holidays blog which will have some events and places doing Christmas crafts and other activities for the kids! Also check out our Darwin Christmas Gift Guide to support local businesses this Christmas!

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Gratitude activities for kids of every age

gratitude activities for kids

Gratitude is being thankful and appreciating that you have something or someone. As parents we teach our children at a very young age to say “Thank You” at the right moments, but you may not realise just how much good an “attitude of gratitude” can do for your kids.

They are never too young to get the benefits of gratitude activities (and we are never too old as well, while we are at it!). Here are some fantastic and easy gratitude activities for kids that you can add to their daily life.

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Tips for Thumbsuckers and Getting Rid of Dummies

Tips for thumbsuckers

Does your child suck? All four of mine had dummies at some point. It’s pretty common in fact. I got my kids to give up their dummies at different ages, besides one of my sons. He literally spat the dummy at 4 months old and wouldn’t have it anymore. 

Statistics vary, but as many as between 75% and 95% of children will suck their thumbs, with the numbers going up when you add those who suck dummies/pacifiers or their fingers or toes.

While some children will give up thumbsucking, finger sucking or their dummies in their own time, most will need to be encouraged to quit this habit. Here are some tips for thumbsuckers to help them give up.

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Top 10 Free things to do with kids in Darwin

free things to do with kids in Darwin

Darwin is a pretty amazing place to raise kids. The lifestyle, all the possible outdoor adventures and there are many free things to do with kids in Darwin. I have grown up in Darwin, so when I decided to start thinking about having my own family (all those years ago now….) I actually decided Darwin would be a good place to raise a family rather than a big city down south. We know our neighbours and I love how they all ride their bikes together in our court. So Darwin Family Life has rounded up our Top 10 FREE things to do with kids in Darwin.

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Darwin December and January School holidays 2020 – 21

Darwin December and January School holidays 2020

Darwin December and January School holidays 2020 break is fast approaching! We will have six weeks break for Darwin public schools.  Starting Friday 18th December (Private and Independent school holidays may be slightly different – please check with your school).  Students will return to school on 1st February 2021!

Yes parent SIX WEEKS to keep the kids busy and entertained without loosing your sanity! Darwin Family Life has rounded up some of the fantastic options that are free (or affordable) activities to do with your kids these Darwin December and January School holidays 2020 – 21.

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Christmas in Darwin 2020 – Christmas Carols, Santa photos plus more

Christmas in Darwin 2020

Christmas in Darwin 2020,  is well and truly coming alive! There is so much festive fun happening around the place over the next few weeks! It is hard to sometimes find and locate all the different events and Christmas happenings so we have rounded them all up for you in one place. Where to get your Santa photos, Christmas Carols, Christmas light displays and much more! Also don’t forget to stay tuned for our much anticipated School holidays blog which will have some events and places doing Christmas crafts and other activities for the kids!

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