Our Junior Toy Analyst Ella enjoyed the mystery unboxing, quirky surprises and cuddly plush Puppycorns. There are 7 Puppycorns to collect including Posh the Poodlecorn, Missy the Huskycorn, and even Dotty the Rare Best-in-Show Bulldogcorn in 7 layers of surprise!
Come on an adventure to the mystical land of Kumandra. View the stunning sights, from a bustling floating market city of lights or a hot and dusty desert, to lush tropical jungle and a vast palace island. Disney+ Destinations is sharing this magical Disney favourites perfect for staycation these school holidays.
Come and explore the colourful streets, turquoise waters, and sun-drenched countryside of the beautiful Italian Riviera. The fishing village of Portorosso is the setting for Luca, a Disney and Pixar movie about one young boy and an unforgettable summer of discovery. Luca and his new friend share an amazing adventure, but they hide a secret – they’re really sea creatures from below the waves of the Mediterranean.
Can a list save a life? Xander Maze loves lists, and his grandmother is #1 on his list of People I Love Most in the World. But now that Nanna has stage 4 cancer, can a new list of 100 Remarkable Feats really save her? Find out more about the book and what our Kid Reviewers think of it
Ready to see a real-life alien? Laugh your head off with the super-popular Funny Kid series!Every kid wants to laugh, but Max is the boy who can make it happen.He's also the kid who's keen to spend the most boring school holidays ever coming up with the greatest prank of all time. Max is the funny kid and he's going to prank the world!
Ever wonder why pigeons always act so weird? It’s because they’re out there chasing the bad guys and saving your butts! The seventh book in the Real Pigeons series from author Andrew McDonald contains three hilarious, silly and and engrossing mysteries that readers in the 6 to 9 year age group will love. See what our kid reviewer has to say about it.
The second adventure in the ROARsome DRAGON REALM series for 9+ readers from authors Katie Tsang and Kevin Tsang. An epic quest that will take them to the depths of the Frozen Wasteland and the imperial palaces of Ancient China.
Sugar and Spice is the second book in the new series from Stacy Gregg, author of successful pony adventure series Pony Club Secrets and Pony Club Rivals. The Spellbound Series is ideal as the first chapter books for your young reader.
If your young reader is ready for their first chapter book, Stacy Gregg, author of successful pony adventure series Pony Club Secrets and Pony Club Rivals, has a new series of magical pony adventure books that's just perfect.
Lovers of Derek Landy's internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series will be delighted to hear he is back with the 14th instalment. Skulduggery, Valkyrie and Omen face their most epic test yet … in a matter of days, the world will change.
Difficult emotions are not easy to chat about, or even easy to detect which principle emotion is at the core of some resulting behaviour. Books are a great way to get the conversation going and help to support with advice, empathy and understanding.
Looking for a new book series for your older child? Set in a broken, future England, where gunfights and monsters collide, The Outlaws Scarlett and Browne is the exciting first title in a phenomenal fantasy teen series by a bestselling children’s novelist.
New Zealand author and illustrator Sandra Morris' new non-fiction children's book North & South: A Tale of Two Hemispheres marks a beautiful and engaging introduction to the natural world and conservation for young readers, with in-depth facts throughout and a full index and glossary adding interest for older readers.
A family favourite since 1982, Rainbow's End is still providing a day of fun for all the family, with the best of the old favourites alongside some new and exciting activities. We take a look at the top five reasons why a visit to Rainbow's End needs to be on your 'must visit' list.
The boys LOVED this book. Fans of Bluey and Bingo already, they knew the beloved characters and excitedly spotted characters and items from page to page like a game to be won. Bluey: Where's Bluey is a winner - have fun with this one!
PETER RABBIT™ 2, the lovable rogue is back. Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated, but when his family risks everything to come looking for him, Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be.
The lovable rogue is back! In PETER RABBIT™ 2, despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. This Easter,enjoy some colouring in, or decorate cupcakes, while he figures out what kind of bunny he wants to be.
The Coromandel, bursting with dramatic gorges, stunning beaches, green valleys, misty rainforests all wrapped up in a relaxed vibe, is the destination for a nature packed family holiday. Beaches, walks, bike trails, waterfalls, and underwater adventures are waiting for you.
If you want to introduce your family to the joys of fun in the snow without skiers and snowboarders whizzing by, Winter Wonderland at Snowplanet is the place for you. Year round right here in Auckland, you can safely enjoy fun in the snow.
Make the most of the school holidays and plan a camping trip to one of the DOC conservation campsites. Reasonably priced and located in a beautiful setting, they are a great place to relax and enjoy the outdoors before winter sets in. There are more than 200 conservation campsites dotted in scenic locations throughout New Zealand and we have picked some of our favourites for you to check out.
Kidspot caught up with Lisa Boltman, mum of three, to talk about her family's first campervan trip. Find out what to expect for your first trip and what the Boltmans found surprising about campervanning.
Queenstown is bursting with amazing scenery and fun family activities that combined, make for some amazing holiday memories. No matter what your family is in to, Queenstown offers an exciting range of options for you to curate your perfect memorable holiday in the home of family adventure.
The Coromandel is New Zealand's secret gem - the place where Kiwis holiday. The region is bursting with beautiful beaches, stunning bushwalks, historic sites, and fun family activities while embracing the laidback Kiwi holiday vibe.
The Coromandel is where Kiwis holiday. Handily located, easily navigated, and bursting with amazing scenery and fun family activities, it's so easy to have a memorable and relaxed family holiday. We've picked out 10 top family activities in The Coromandel.