Pipilotti Rist at the MCA: Can I Take the Kids?

Pipilotti Rist at the MCA: Can I Take the Kids?

Pipilotti Rist at the MCA with Kids… It’s no secret how much my family and I love the Museum of Contemporary Art, but seriously you guys, they have outdone themselves with the current exhibition, Pipilotti Rist: Sip My Ocean. It’s...
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Pointy Pembleton: A Children’s Book That’s Doing Good

Pointy Pembleton: A Children’s Book That’s Doing Good

  How delighted we were when Pointy Pembleton appeared on our doorstep. If you’ve been around this blog for awhile, you already know how clever Nat Panzarino is from her Book Advent Calendar and Bauble Wreath craft. Now she, with...
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What Your Arts Teacher *Really* Wants You to Learn

What Your Arts Teacher *Really* Wants You to Learn

It’s Artsplorers’ birthday! I went live with this post – “Your Kids Don’t Need the Arts,” which sums up my reason for doing this page – one year ago today. I may not be the craftiest mama on the block,...
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We Went on Safari!: Art Safari at the Museum of Contemporary Art

We Went on Safari!: Art Safari at the Museum of Contemporary Art

We love visiting art galleries with our little lady, but it’s true that the experience can ocassionally feel a bit like taming wild animals (“don’t touch!” “get off the floor!” “doooon’t touch!”), so when I...
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Artsplorers Meet: Chris Stead, Author of Digital Books for Children

Artsplorers Meet: Chris Stead, Author of Digital Books for Children

We’re not at all screen averse in the family Artsplorer, yet somehow despite my kid having her fair share of app-ing (educational ones!) and Netflixing, and myself having logged plenty of Kindle hours, I never thought to turn the iPad...
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A Book My Child Adores: Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls

A Book My Child Adores: Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls

  To celebrate Book Week 2017, I’ve asked bloggers to share a book that one of more of their children adores. Kate from The Online Watercooler shares why Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls is so important to her family.  The...
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A Book My Child Adores: Thai-Riffic by Oliver Phommavanh

A Book My Child Adores: Thai-Riffic by Oliver Phommavanh

  To celebrate Book Week 2017, I’ve asked bloggers to share a book that one of more of their children adores. Leah from The Kid Bucket List‘s 8 year old daughter’s travelling companion is Thai-Riffic! by Oliver Phommanvanh. Over the...
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A Book My Child Adores!: Busting by Aaron Blabey

A Book My Child Adores!: Busting by Aaron Blabey

To celebrate Book Week 2017, I’ve asked bloggers to share a book that one of more of their children adores. Claire from Life on Wallace‘s boys have one that makes them all laugh. “Lou was busting for the loo. But...
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Artsplorers Visit: Sculpture at Barangaroo

Artsplorers Visit: Sculpture at Barangaroo

Sculpture at Barangaroo began last year, and was a welcome addition to the schedule of family friendly annual arts offerings around Sydney. I’ve been a big fan of the new harbourside park since it opened. I think it’s such a...
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Monkey Play Playgroup at Monkey Baa Theatre

Monkey Play Playgroup at Monkey Baa Theatre

With most of our regular activities on hiatus for school holidays, this week seemed like the perfect time to catch the bus to the city and spend the morning at Monkey Baa Theatre’s monthly Monkey Play playgroup. (Read more about...
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