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sun safe lessons

Sun safe lessons to teach kids

Schools are teaching kids to protect themselves from the sun but it’s up to parents to reinforce this behaviour at ...
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Summer sport

5 summer sports your kids will love

Kids sport is a great way to keep children healthy and fit. Find summer sports they love including tennis, cricket, ...
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Summer safety

beach safety

Water safety for families

Remember, drowning is a silent action and can take only a minute. You will not know if your child needs ...
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kids and sunglasses

Why kids should wear sunglasses

Sunglasses are a great way to provide sun protection - but many kids don't wear sunglasses. Find out which sunglasses ...
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sunscreen and children

All about sunscreen and children

New Zealand children need to be wearing sunscreen on a daily basis. Find out all about the different sunscreens available ...
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Out & about

packing camping list

What to pack for a camping trip

We have put together a comprehensive camping list for you - simply tick off as you go (or ...
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21 no-mess

21 no-mess, fuss-free picnic ideas

Picnics should be an easy and no-fuss way to enjoy a family meal outside. We've got recipes to ...
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teen hiking

Teen-friendly family activities

If you're struggling to get your teen involved in family activities, try some of these teen-friendly activity ideas ...
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Pool games

Pool noodle raft on Kidspot

Make a pool noodle raft

Combine outdoor fun with science experiments by challenging your kids to make a raft out ...
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Sharks and minnows

Sharks and minnows

This is a summertime favourite! Get the kids in the pool and play this fabulous ...
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Dolphins in the water

Dolphins in the water

A great game to strengthen childrens swimming skills, this pool game encourages children to work ...
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kids in pool

Look out! It’s an octopus

Swimming pools are loads of fun already but throw some great games in there and ...
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Summer recipes

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