The December/January school holidays are all about the excitement of long, summer days filled with fun and memory-making moments. So we've tracked down the top holiday experiences for families that will get you out and about and encourage you to spend some quality time together.
These kākāpō and ruru will be a hoot for the kids to make using pinecones and their favourite Resene colours. Not only are they a sustainable choice for an art project, but they're also a fun way for children to learn about our native birds. Here's a step-by-step guide to making your own feathery friends.
Bluey is a six-year-old blue heeler pup who loves to play. Along with her friends and family, Bluey enjoys exploring the world and using her imagination to turn everyday life into an amazing adventure. Bluey, along with friends and family, have some fun activities for you and your family to have fun times together.
Looking for some Easter holiday craft and decorating ideas? Get inspired with this fun collection of Easter crafts. This collection has been curated from a range of leading creatives and will be sure to put the happy in your Easter.
Green and shamrocks are some of the most iconic Irish emblems and these crafts take these themes and turn them into some St Patrick's Day fun. Resene and Fleur Thorpe have put together these crafts that say I-rish you a happy St Patrick’s Day.
Granny McFlitter is back and will have you in stitches with the very special Easter story, "Granny McFlitter’s Eggcellent Easter" available now! We're excited to share three fun printable Granny McFlitter activities perfect for some Easter fun at your place!
Let little imaginations grow with our Puffin Book Club activities! We have a huge range of fun, printable activities from all your favourite new Puffin books for children. Go hunting for bugs, colour in some rascally Hairy Maclary friends, learn to count in te reo with Pūkeko, join the Lighthouse Princess on a spot the difference adventure, or choose any of the other great activities. Free and printable - which ones will you choose?
"Roar Squeak Purr" is an exuberant treasury of over 200 animal poems by New Zealand's best writers, many of them children. Now you can create your own poems with these 12 amazing poem starters, designed to inspire a new generation of poets.
The magic of live action, CGI, musical comedy and Shawn Mendes plus a best-selling book series by Bernard Waber, combine to bring you this must-see family movie. "Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile" is in a cinema near you from 6 October 2022.
Te reo Māori has been an official language of Aotearoa New Zealand since 1987 and since then there has been a growing number of initiatives to provide opportunities for anyone to learn te reo. We take a look at some of the many ways you can join the Māori language movement. Kia kaha te reo Māori.
Award winning Lynley Dodd is back with Hairy Maclary and all his rollicking friends with a delightful board book designed to help little ones identify and express their emotions in a lift the flap book Hairy Maclary and Friends How Do I Feel? We're excited to share some fun downloadable activities featuring all the rascally friends.
Repurpose old, blown lightbulbs and create some cute decorative glow-in-the-dark critters. We asked Kidspot reader Katie and her gorgeous girls Ruby and Ella to create the project so we can follow along at home. They've provided step-by-step instructions plus a video below, on how to make your own glow-in-the-dark critters.
Want to make those most of your crafting? We've been trying out the Cricut Explore 3 and loving it! Check out all of the fun things you can make for the family.
Mini-boss meets mini-ons. Discover the origin story of how the world’s greatest supervillain first met his ICONIC Minions, and forged cinema’s most despicable crew in MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU.
Disney and Pixar’s “Lightyear” will be in cinemas from 16 June 2022. The definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear (voice of Chris Evans), the hero who inspired the toy, follows the legendary Space Ranger on an intergalactic adventure. Download and print these fun Lightyear activity sheets.
In The Little Lambs' Great New Zealand Easter Egg Hunt, we went on an adventure with the lambs to discover the eggs that belong to different local birds. Now, in The Little Lambs' Great New Zealand Easter Activity Book, join the lambs and their new bird friends to get creative with loads of mazes, dot-to-dots, games and activities to complete and colour in!
Download and print 11 fun and free printable activity sheets featuring your favourite characters from Disney's Turning Red including Mei Lee, her family, and friends - who have got her cute, furry back!